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Blueberry Pancakes Forever

Blueberry Pancakes Forever

Finding Serendipity Book Three

Tuesday McGillycuddy Adventures

Angelica Banks; illustrations by Stevie Lewis

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In this third middle-grade adventure from the author of Finding Serendipity, Tuesday McGillycuddy must grapple with a new villain in the Land of Story.

After an unthinkable loss, time seems to freeze for Tuesday and her mother, the famous author Serendipity Smith. In the land of story, Vivienne Small's world is frozen too—a perpetual winter has fallen. When a terrible villain takes Vivienne hostage, it's up to Tuesday to save her friend—and herself. On her quest, she'll discover what lies at the bottom of her heart, and at the heart of her writing.

Beautifully told with warmth and joy, this great adventure is a celebration of life—and love. Don't miss this heartwarming conclusion to the Finding Serendipity series!

"Writing duo Banks (adult authors Heather Rose and Danielle Wood) weaves these narratives together with admirable skill and compassion, bringing a sophistication to this story of the writinglife. . . . While the themes of depression and emotional healing may pass oversome readers, others will doubtless feel seen and validated. . . . Richlycomplex and nourishing.” —Kirkus Reviews,starred review

Praise for the Finding Serendipity series:

"All the worlds are fully rendered and themes of imagination, courage, family, sacrifice, and friendship are beautifully explored. Fans of Edith Nesbit, Michael Ende’s The Neverending Story (1979), and Roderick Townley’s The Great Good Thing (2001) have a new home with Angelica Banks." —Booklist, starred review on A Week without Tuesday

"Banks’s wondrously whimsical language helps transport readers into this imaginative world. . . . Creative young authors as well as fantasy lovers will enjoy this inventive book." —School Library Journal on A Week without Tuesday

“A sparkling children's book debut in a novel that bridges and blurs reality and fantasy . . . With cinematic imagery and keen wit, the authors construct an inventive novel that raises intriguing questions about the relationship between authors and their characters, and reaches 'The End' all too soon.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review on Finding Serendipity

Read all of the books in the Tuesday McGillycuddy series!
Finding Serendipity
A Week without Tuesday
Blueberry Pancakes Forever

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Chapter One


 


This is how it is when winter falls. The sun rises, but a little later than it did yesterday and a little earlier than it will tomorrow. Each night is longer, darker, and colder...

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Praise for Blueberry Pancakes Forever

"All the worlds are fully rendered and themes of imagination, courage, family, sacrifice, and friendship are beautifully explored. Fans of Edith Nesbit, Michael Ende’s The Neverending Story (1979), and Roderick Townley’sThe Great Good Thing (2001) have a new home with Angelica Banks." —Booklist, starred review on A Week without Tuesday

"Banks’s wondrously whimsical language helps transport readers into this imaginative world. . . . Creative young authors as well as fantasy lovers will enjoy this inventive book." —School Library Journal on A Week without Tuesday

“A sparkling children's book debut in a novel that bridges and blurs reality and fantasy . . . With cinematic imagery and keen wit, the authors construct an inventive novel that raises intriguing questions about the relationship between authors and their characters, and reaches 'The End' all too soon.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review on Finding Serendipity

“This enchanting story (which may remind readers of the fully imagined worlds created by Edith Nesbit) celebrates the imagination and the connection writers feel with their stories. Spunky characters; spot-on pacing, providing perfectly timed plot revelations; and fully imagined worlds make this a charming winner for curling up with a good book or classroom read-alouds.” —Booklist, starred review on Finding Serendipity

“An original, wholehearted affirmation of the written word and the imagination.” —Kirkus Reviews on Finding Serendipity

“Banks's story is magically whimsical and filled with adventurous twists that will keep readers turning the pages.” —School Library Journal on Finding Serendipity

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About the author

Angelica Banks; illustrations by Stevie Lewis

Angelica Banks, the author of Finding Serendipity and A Week without Tuesday, is not one writer but two. Heather Rose and Danielle Wood are both award-winning authors of adult literary fiction and have been friends for years. While writing Blueberry Pancakes Forever, they drank tea and ate biscuits and cried their way through boxes of tissues.

Angelica Banks

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