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Title:
The race to Doobesh
ISBN:
9780439661584
Publication Information:
New York : Scholastic, c2005.
Physical Description:
127 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Reading Level:
620 L Lexile
Summary:
Ko's beasts have taken over Doobesh, a dangerous city full of thieves and pirates. Now they're hard at work in the magical forge there, creating powerful armor that will make they unstoppable. That is, unless Eric and his friends destroy the armor first. The race is on. Can the kids beat the beasts and flatten the forge in time?
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Ko's beasts have taken over Doobesh, a dangerous city full of thieves and pirates. Now they're hard at work at the magical forge in the nearby Dark Lands, creating powerful armor that will make them unstoppable. That is, unless Eric and his friends destroy the armor first. The race is on! Can the kids beat the beasts, flatten the forge, and dash out of the Dark Lands in time? On your mark . . . get set . . . GO!


Author Notes

Tony Abbott was born in Cleveland, Ohio on January 7, 1952. He attended the University of Connecticut, majoring first in music, then psychology, and finally English. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in English literature. After that, he traveled to Europe before returning home and finding work in a variety of bookstores, a library and at an Internet book and magazine publisher.

His first published book, Danger Guys, was written while taking a writing class with children's author, Patricia Reilly Giff. Since then, he's written over 75 books for children ages 6 to 12, including The Secrets of Droon series, The Haunting of Derek Stone series, and The Time Surfers series. Firegirl won the Golden Kite Award for Fiction in 2007 and The Postcard won the Edgar Award for the Best Juvenile Mystery novel in 2009.

(Bowker Author Biography)