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The Giant from the Fire Sea

The Giant from the Fire Sea

John Himmelman; illustrations by Jeff Himmelman

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The Giant from the Fire Sea is a middle-grade adventure about a boy and a giant—and a friendship that defies all odds from writer John Himmelman and illustrator Jeff Himmelman.

Jat is a boy who wants more from life than collecting coal from the Fire Sea.

Newton is a misfit giant, cast out of his homeland for his love of science and reading.

Brought together by chance, the two become the best of friends. But when enemy giants threaten to ruin everything, it's up to Jat and Newton to defend Jat’s village, leading to the journey of a lifetime.


A Boy in the Flames

The boy returned to the Fire Sea to fill one more wagon. It was growing late. There was just enough time for a last coal sprint. Collecting coal at the Fire Sea was dangerous work. You waited...

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John Himmelman; illustrations by Jeff Himmelman

John Himmelman is the author and illustrator of more than seventy-five books for children, including the Bunjitsu Bunny books, Floaty, The Cow Said Meow, Chickens to the Rescue, and Duck to the Rescue. He lives in Connecticut with his artist wife, Betsy.

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