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When a simple trick goes wrong, 15 year-old Gilbert Myrddin, amateur magician and talented illustrator of his fathe
r's original fairy tales, accidentally transforms a group of their readers into characters from his books (and himself into the spitting image of the aged magician Merlin). Struggling to find a way to bring everyone - including himself - back to normal, he embarks upon a wild odyssey through the world of his own fairy tales. The boy's adventurous but unfulfilled quest takes an unexpected turn as he is put on trial for kidnapping and possibly murder.
Jules Bass has produced several animated films, including The Hobbit, The Last Unicorn, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman, as well as several hit animated television shows such as ThunderCats. Jules has written two children's books for Barefoot Books: Herb, The Vegetarian Dragon and Cooking With Herb. They have been translated into seven languages and reprinted in paperback. Herb received a "Pick Of The Lists" from American Bookseller, Lifeworks Magazine's the "Real Life Award," IRA-CBC "Children's Choices Award", "top-of-the-children's list" at American Book Sellers Association. The London Times called Herb one of the best books of the season. It was short-listed for the Kate Greenaway Award and praised by Paul McCartney as: "A magical read for all new thinkers, young and old..." Herb made his television debut on The Food Network.
Bass' new novel for middle-grade readers from Eltanin Publishing, The Mythomaniacs, takes place in Devon, in the south-west of England, and from there transports the reader into many worlds of fantasy including a quest that leads back to Arthurian times.
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