Synopses & Reviews
It is November. When Meg comes home from school, Charles Wallace tells her he saw dragons in the twins vegetable garden. That night Meg, Calvin and C.W. go to the vegetable garden to meet the Teacher (Blajeny) who explains that what they are seeing isnt a dragon at all, but a cherubim named Proginoskes. It turns out that C.W. is ill and that Blajeny and Proginoskes are there to make him well - by making him well, they will keep the balance of the universe in check and save it from the evil Echthros.
Meg, Calvin and Mr. Jenkins (grade school principal) must travel inside C.W. to have this battle and save Charles life as well as the balance of the universe.
"The chief characters of...A Wrinkle in Time return in a complex sci-fi/fantasy adventure....Meg and Calvin O'Keefe are enlisted again to fight evil, this time in the shape of the Echthroi, which are spreading through the universe." School Library Journal
"Complex concepts of space and time are handled well for young readers, and the author creates a suspenseful, life-and-death drama that is believably of cosmic significance. Complex and rich in mystical religious insights, this is breathtaking entertainment." --Starred, School Library Journal
The companion to the 1963 Newbery Medal winner A Wrinkle in Time
Meg Murry can't help but be worried when her six-year-old brother, Charles Wallace, announces there are dragons in the vegetable garden. He's so bright and so different from other kids, he's getting bullied at school, and he is also strangely, seriously ill.
But Charles Wallace is right about the dragons actually a friendly entity who has come to help Charles Wallace fight his sickness. Meg and her friend Calvin O'Keefe join the dragon on a terrifying, wonderful journey into galactic space where they must battle the forces of evil to save Charles Wallace and themselves.
Meg Murry can't help but be worried when her six-year-old brother, Charles Wallace, announces there are dragons in the vegetable garden in this companion to LUEngle's 1963 Newbery Medal-winning novel "A Wrinkle in Time."
About the Author
Madeleine L'Engle's many books include A Wrinkle in Time, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, and Certain Women. She lives in New York City, where she is writer-in-residence at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine.