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Guardians of Childhood #03: Toothiana, Queen of the Tooth Fairy Armiesby William Joyce
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Beware a tooth fairy queen scorned in this, the third chapter book of Academy Award winner William Joyces The Guardians series. Theres a lot more to this tooth-swiping sprite than meets the eye!
When last we heard, the Guardians were resting easy with the knowledge that the children of Santoff Clausen were finally safe from Pitchs dastardly plans.
But is it all a ruse, a scheme, a lull the evil Nightmare King has deviously concocted?
Whatever Pitchs plans, what he doesnt know is that theres a new Guardian in town, and shes not the type to forget old grudges. Actually, shes not the type to forget anything--because this Guardian is none other than Toothiana, the Tooth Fairy herself. Shes fierce and fast and crossing her will lead to a multitude of troubles. And, it turns out that, well, all those teeth she has been collecting? They contain memories. The forgotten memories of childhood… including the memories of how to fly. Young Katherine is hopeful that these memories might help her to remember her parents. The Guardians hope theyll offer even further protection from Pitch.
You can see how this information would be invaluable to our heroes. ?But it could also be invaluable to Pitch…
Don't miss The Rise of the Guardians, soon to be a major motion picture in theaters November 2012.
Beware a tooth fairy queen scorned in this, the third chapter book of Academy-Award winner William Joyce’s The Guardians series. There’s a lot more to this tooth-swiping sprite than meets the eye!
Now that the back story of Nicholas St. North has been told, and the mysteries of E. Aster Bunnymund have been revealed, we can permit you to meet one of the most riveting, mysterious Guardians of all time: the Tooth Fairy.
Do you want in on a few of her secrets? Well—she can spin herself into a multitude of selves, all depending on nightly teeth-placed-under-pillows rates. And her diminutive size is not at all indicative of how fierce a warrior she can be—Pitch, the Nightmare King, that nefarious villain and the Guardians’ nemesis, who loathes all things good, has no idea what he’s up against. And be forewarned: If you try to stay up to spy on her nocturnal pursuits, there’ll be Spell to pay.
We present to you Her Serene Royal Highness, Toothiana, Queen of the Tooth Fairies, The third Guardian.
About the Author
William Joyce has put his personal stamp on all types of children’s media. His books include the New York Times bestsellers The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (#1!) and The Man in the Moon, as well as Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King, E. Aster Bunnymund and the Warrior Eggs at the Earth’s Core!, and Santa Calls. He’s won an Academy Award for The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, developed character concepts for Toy Story and A Bug’s Life, and made films including Robots and Meet the Robinsons. He was the executive producer of the DreamWorks Animation release of Rise of the Guardians (Fall 2012) inspired by his new series. He is also producing Epic, based on his book The Leaf Men. He lives in Shreveport, Louisiana, and is the cofounder of Moonbot Studios.
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