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The Up-and-Under

Writing as A. Deborah Baker, New York Times bestselling author Seanan McGuire introduces readers to a dark fantasy world of talking trees and sarcastic owls, of dangerous sea monsters and captivating queens in The Up-and-Under series.

In the first book, Over the Woodward Wall, Avery and Zib, who live on the same street but in alternative worlds, climb over a stone wall into the enigmatic Up and Under – an impossible land filled with mystery, adventure, and the strangest creatures. The friends will need to navigate the stormy waters on their continuing journey down the improbable road in the sequel, Along the Saltwise Sea.

“[F]illed with adventure and wisdom.” —Locus

  • Along the Saltwise Sea
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    • Along the Saltwise Sea

    • The Up-and-Under (Volume 2)
      A. Deborah Baker
      Tor/Forge

    • For readers of Kelly Barnhill and Cat Valente's Fairyland books, adventure and danger lurk Along the Saltwise Sea...

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
      • eBook
  • Over the Woodward Wall
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    • Over the Woodward Wall

    • The Up-and-Under (Volume 1)
      A. Deborah Baker
      Tor/Forge

    • Writing as A. Deborah Baker, New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Seanan McGuire introduces readers to a world of talking trees and sarcastic owls, of dangerous mermaids...

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
      • eBook

A. Deborah Baker

A. DEBORAH BAKER is a pen-name of SEANAN McGUIRE, the author of Middlegame, the Hugo, Nebula, Alex and Locus Award-winning Wayward Children series, the October Daye series, the InCryptid series, and other works. She also writes darker fiction as Mira Grant. Seanan lives in Seattle with her cats, a vast collection of creepy dolls, horror movies, and sufficient books to qualify her as a fire hazard. She won the 2010 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and in 2013 became the first person to appear five times on the same Hugo ballot.