How to Save a Unicorn

by Meg Cannistra

On Sale: 10/03/2023

How to Save a Unicorn

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How to Save a Unicorn

by Meg Cannistra

On Sale: 10/03/2023


About the Book

To save a unicorn’s life, Giada the Healer will have to risk it all.

Giada Bellantuono has traveled all the way from Italy to New York City to follow her dreams: begin her official training as a magical veterinarian! It wasn’t easy going against generations of family tradition, not to mention saving said family from wicked witches.

But when Giada hears rumors of a lost baby unicorn roaming the tri-state area, she has reason to suspect that the Streghe del Malocchio are back and behind the disappearance. She’s fought them once before, and she can do it again! With the help of some unlikely friends, Giada will have to venture beneath the city into Olde Yorque and put everything on the line to save the creatures that she loves.  

Critical Praise

Praise for How to Heal a Gryphon:

“Take one headstrong, lovable heroine, one snarky cat familiar, a family of gryphons, a rich and immersive magical world plus a search for a missing brother and you get How to Heal a Gryphon, a funny, fantastical mystery with nods to Italian history and mythology. Perfect for fans of Rick Riordan.”—Laura Ruby, Two-Time National Book Award Finalist and author of the YORK Trilogy

“I could live with these characters and in this world for a good long while. Bring on the sequel!" —New York Times bestselling author Julie Murphy

“Cannistra’s entertaining narrative features wonderful descriptions of places and events that will transport readers. Stupenda!” — Kirkus Reviews

“Via a world where magic and modern medicine coexist, and a secret spell-casting community lives undetected year-round, Cannistra writes a compassionate quest that interrogates tradition, legacy, and humans’ effect on the natural world.” — Publishers Weekly

"Cannistra's wonderfully engrossing and atmospheric story is replete with intriguing Italian folklore, locations, and language... Giada is a joy to befriend; she’s aware of her shortcomings but also confident in her magic, and she unapologetically delights in her fat body and all that it’s capable of. It’s worth a trip to this enchanting (and enchanted) Italian coast." — Booklist -

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781335458025
  • ISBN 10: 1335458026
  • Imprint: Inkyard Press
  • On Sale: 10/03/2023
  • Pages: 256
  • List Price:23.99 CAD
  • Ages: 8 to 12
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Dragons, Unicorns & Mythical
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / New Experience
  • BISAC4 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Values & Virtues

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