By Chris Grabenstein
What in case your favourite characters got here to existence? Billy's spending the summer season in a lakeside cabin that belongs to the mysterious Dr. Libris. yet whatever unusual is occurring. in addition to the safety cameras in every single place, there's Dr. Libris's inner most bookcase. at any time when Billy opens the books within, he can pay attention sounds coming from the island in the course of the lake. The conflict of swords. The twang of arrows. occasionally he also can think the floor shaking. It's nearly as though the tales he's studying are coming to lifestyles! yet that's most unlikely . . . isn't it?
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