Storybound (Hardcover)

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Description


When Una Fairchild stumbles upon a mysterious book buried deep in the basement of her school library, she thinks nothing of opening the cover and diving in. But instead of paging through a regular novel, Una suddenly finds herself Written In to the land of Story—a world filled with Heroes and Villains and fairy-tale characters.

But not everything in Story is as magical as it seems. Una must figure out why she has been Written In—and fast—before anyone else discovers her secret. Together with her new friend Peter and a talking cat named Sam, Una digs deep into Story's shadowy past. She quickly realizes that she is tied to the world in ways she never could have imagined—and it might be up to her to save it.

About the Author


Marissa Burt was forever getting notes sent home from teachers about reading novels during class. She also wrote her first story while avoiding the chemistry teacher's gaze and scribbling madly in an old notebook. Marissa grew up in Oregon and now lives in the Seattle area with her husband and three sons.

Praise for Storybound…


“An appealing fantasy. Strong writing and interesting characters make Una’s journey enjoyable, and the overall result will have readers on the lookout for the planned sequel.”
-Publishers Weekly

“A richly imagined world. Readers will enjoy the mind-bending fun of puzzling together small details.”
-Booklist

“Readers who love fantasy may see an opportunity to snuggle up with a cup of cocoa and unravel the plot, which twists and turns in on itself, with happy surprises.”
-Kirkus Reviews

“With its unique twist (her roommate, for example, is a snooty Snow White), Una’s adventures should charm those who enjoy fairy-tale reboots, and the cliff-hanger ending could ensure demand for a sequel.”
-School Library Journal

Product Details ISBN-10: 0062020528
ISBN-13: 9780062020529
Published: HarperCollins, 04/01/2012
Pages: 416
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 8
Maximum Age: 12
Minimum Grade Level: 3rd Grade
Maximum Grade Level: 7th Grade