The Wizard's Dog Fetches the Grail (Hardcover)
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For fans of The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom comes an offbeat, comedic spin on the Holy Grail legend as told by the lovable Nosewise--talking dog and wizard-in-training!
The magical realm of Avalon has gone to the dogs--well, one dog. Nosewise, the hilarious talking pup and wizard-in-training, can wield powers untold...but he has yet to master the powerful sword Excalibur. This dog still has some new tricks to learn.
But Lord Oberon's evil worms threaten to eat all magic in existence. Nosewise and his pack, the street urchin Arthur, the sorceress Morgana, and his beloved master Merlin, must find the Holy Grail, the one item that can save them all. The only problem: the goblet is hidden in the legendary castle of Camelot--which has been missing for centuries! Worse, Queen Mab, sovereign of dreams, is planning havoc of her own. As naps turn to nightmares, Nosewise will have to rely on his smarts and his snout, or the dog days will be over!
Popular author Eric Kahn Gale returns with a fast-paced fantasy adventure that stands out from the pack!
About the Author
A native of suburban Michigan, Eric Kahn Gale pursued theater at the University of Michigan. He continues to collaborate with Team StarKid, best known for their musical parody A Very Potter Musical, sharing and spreading stories. Eric lives in Chicago with his nonmagical but entirely loveable dog Bowser. Find Eric on Twitter at @EricKahnGale or on his website erickahngale.com.
Praise for The Wizard's Dog:
"A magical story full of humor and heart." —Katherine Applegate, author of Newbery Medal winner The Only and Only Ivan
"An entertaining adventure full of humor and magic." —Booklist
"An ingenious and entirely credible (at least dog lovers will agree with this) twist on the familiar tale." —Kirkus
"A delightful magical fantasy, perfect for fans of fairy tales, legends, and dogs." —School Library Journal
"Nosewise is one of the silliest narrators around." —The Bulletin