The Beasts of Upton PuddleeBook - 2013
Bringing the mythological world into a modern setting and introducing young adult readers to a variety of strange monsters, this fantasy novel follows 12-year-old Joe Copper on his quest to save humankind. When Joe is hired by the eccentric Mrs. Merrynether as an errand boy at her remarkable veterinary practice-a hidden refuge for a menagerie of creatures that should only exist in dreams and legend-he soon learns that she has a startling plan for his future: he is destined to command an army of beasts to protect humanity from the Conclave-a brutal council of dragons hiding on a distant island.
Publisher: Chicago : 2013. Medallion Press,
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (526 pages)