The Magical Animal Adoption Agency: Book 1: Clover’s Luck

Illustrated by Alexandra Boiger

Despite her name, Clover has always felt decidedly unlucky. So when she stumbles upon a mysterious cottage in the Woods, she can hardly believe her good fortune. It's the Magical Animal Adoption Agency, and it houses creatures of all kinds. Fairy horses, unicorns, and a fiery young dragon are just the beginning!

Mr. Jams, the Agency's owner, agrees to hire her as summer helper and Clover hopes her luck has finally changed.

But when she's left alone to care for the Agency, a sneaky witch comes after the magical creatures! Will Clover outsmart her in time to protect the animals?

Written by Kallie George, illustrated by Alexandra Boiger
Published in the USA by Disney-Hyperion (ISBN: 9781423183822)
Published in Canada by Harper Collins (ISBN: 9781443419802)

Awards and Recognition

A Cybils Finalist
OLA Best Bets Award Winner, 2016  
A Silver Birch Express Award Honour Book
SYRCA Shining Willow Finalist  
Shortlisted for the Sunburst Award
Monica Hughes Award for Sci-Fi & Fantasy Nominee
Beehive Book Award Nominee 2017-2018

Flare

Illustrated by Genèvieve Côté

One day a tiny phoenix was born.
There was a big flame.
Then a nest of ash.
In the nest, there was an egg.
Out of the egg hatched a bird. A magical bird.

Flare is a tough little phoenix. He never cries. But everyone needs to cry sometimes. Will his guardians, Cloud and Wind and Sun, find a way to show him how? This second book in the series provides comforting reassurance that it’s okay to express our emotions.

Written by Kallie George, illustrated by Genèvieve Côté
Published in the USA by Simply Read Books (ISBN: 9781927018507)

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Spark

Illustrated by Genèvieve Côté

One day a tiny dragon was born.
“What a pointy tail,” said Mama.
“What a big snout,” said Papa.
“And look!” added Mama. “He is making sparks. Let’s name him Spark.”

Spark is a little dragon with a big problem. He can’t control his fiery breath. Even practicing doesn’t help. Will Spark ever be able to tame his flame? This first book in the Tiny Tails series is a gentle reminder that there is a perfect time for everything.

Written by Kallie George, illustrated by Genèvieve Côté
Published in the USA by Simply Read Books (ISBN: 9781927018248)

Awards and Recognition

A Junior Library Guild Selection

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Snow White and Rose Red

Illustrated by Kelly Vivanco

Snow White and Rose Red are loving, happy sisters, although they are different as day and night. Together they live with their mother in cozy, peaceful cottage in the woods. Then, one snowy day, their peace is disturbed by a giant black bear looking for a warm place to rest. At first scared, the girls and their mother soon realize the bear is kind—in fact, there is more to the bear than meets the eye. Will the girls' giving spirits rescue the bear from his troublesome and secretive fate? This age-old Brothers Grimm tale is here deftly retold and stunningly re-illustrated with modern, magical paintings by Kelly Vivanco.

Written by Kallie George, illustrated by Kelly Vivanco
Published in the USA by Simply Read Books (ISBN: 9781927018347)

The Melancholic Mermaid

Illustrated by Abigail Halpin

Deep in the sea, where whales drift like dark clouds above a coral kingdom, a beautiful merbaby was born with not one, but two shimmering tails…

Maude likes her two tails, until the other merchildren begin teasing her for being different. She doesn't think things can get worse. But then she is captured by a fisherman. Meanwhile, on land, Tony faces difficulties of his own. Born with webbed fingers, he too is an outcast.

Hoping to find acceptance, he joins a circus. But the Ring Mistress is cruel and life there is unbearable. Until the circus purchases the mermaid.

Tony and Maude slowly become friends. Will they find a way to escape not only the terrible circus, but also their own sorrows?

Two unique characters and two different worlds mean twice the adventure in this new fairy tale with stunning art by Abigail Halpin

Written by Kallie George, illustrated by Abigail Halpin
Published by Simply Read Books (ISBN: 9781897476536)

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