Newbery Honor author of Ella Enchanted Gail Carson
Levine weaves a spellbinding tale about a clever heroine, a dragon
detective, and a shape-shifting ogre.
Newly arrived in the town of Two Castles, Elodie unexpectedly
becomes the assistant to a brilliant dragon named Meenore, and
together they solve mysteries. Their most important case concerns
the town''s shape-shifting ogre, Count Jonty Um: Someone is
plotting against him. Elodie must disguise herself to discover the
source of the threat amid a cast of characters that includes a
greedy king, a giddy princess, and a handsome cat trainer.
Readers who loved Ella Enchanted and Fairest
will delight in this tale of a spirited heroine who finds
friendship where she least expects it and discovers that goodness
and evil come in all shapes and sizes.