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The Emerald Atlas, the Books of Beginning

by John Stephens

The Emerald Atlas

Kate, Michael, and Emma are three kids living in an orphange. When a woman coming is intrested in adopting them and the kids say that her swan hat is really a snake painted white, they are sent away to live with Dr. Pym. A man who runs an 'orphange' with only three kids, a man who may or may not be a wizard. While exploring Dr. Pym's mansion Kate's discovery of a strange, emerald green book which has mysterious and dangerous powers will change all three childrens lives forever.


I loved this book for being so captivating, magical, and funny. See also The Fire Chronicle, and The Black Reckoning. John Stephens is a great writer. This is a must read.Smile

Average: 5 (1 vote)
submitted by Kate, age 11
(August 23, 2014 - 8:19 pm)


I am reading it and love it. John Stephens is an awesome writer. Its full of mystery and adventure. 


- Horse Spirit Girl 

submitted by Horse Spirit Grl, age 13, New York
(February 8, 2015 - 7:36 pm)