Twelve-year-old criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl, heir to the Fowl family empire and centuries-old legacy of scams and underworld machinations, decides to uncover the secret treasure of the Fairy People by stealing one of their magical books, decoding with his computer, kidnapping leprechaun Holly Short, and taking on the entire forces of the fairy kingdom. 150,000 first printing.
When a scrappy alley cat named Aldwyn passes himself off as a magical animal companion to Jack, a young wizard in training, Aldwyn and his fellow "familiars," a know-it-all blue jay and bumbling tree frog, must save the kingdom after the evil queen of Vastia kidnaps Jack and two other wizards.
Tuesdays at the castle
Eleven-year-old Princess Celie lives with her parents, the king and queen, and her brothers and sister at Castle Glower, which adds rooms or stairways or secret passageways most every Tuesday, and when the king and queen are ambushed while travelling, itis up to Celie to protect their home and save their kingdom.
Eagerly waiting to discover what her secret power will be when she turns thirteen in just two days, Mib's plans are thrown for a loop when she discovers her Poppa has been in an accident and so tries to reach him by sneaking on a salesman's bus; taking her on a curious adventure in the wrong direction where other's secrets are suddenly revealed. 75,000 first printing.
Anticipating his death when he is labeled an "Unwanted" in a dystopian world that strictly filters its citizens, 13-year-old Alex is astonished when he is sent to a fantastical place where he is encouraged to develop magical abilities, an education that eventually pits him against his twin brother.
Magyk. Book one
After his son is kidnapped by the midwife, Septimus Heap stumbles upon an abandoned newborn in the snow and takes her home to raise her as his own daughter, but the mysteries surrounding his adopted child and missing son soon overwhelm him and lead him on a search for the truth with the help of magic characters and their spells, charms, and potions.
The alchemyst : the secrets of the immortal Nicholas Flamel
When the legend that Nicholas Flamel lives due to his ability to make the elixir for life is discovered to be true, Dr. John Dee begins his plot to steal the Book of Abraham the Mage from him in order to rule the world, but knowing that they are the only ones with the power to stop him, Josh and Sophie quickly set their own plan in motion to do so.