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  • 5 stars across 6 books

    Brandon Mull is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Fablehaven and Beyonders series. As a kid, he had a dog, a cat, a horse, some goldfish (won at a school carnival), and briefly a tarantula (captured in his neighborhood). He now lives in Utah with his wife, four kids, and the family dog. Learn more about him at brandonmull.com.

    At 22, Billy Merrell is the youngest author to date published by the PUSH Imprint of Scholastic Inc. Merrell, who grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, began writing poetry around eighth grade. He had a better grasp of rhyme and meter than the other students in his classes, and as a result, the teacher began giving him more challenging poetry assignments rather than less expressive work. It wasn't until his sophomore year of high school that Merrell began to write about his own feelings, and recognized writing poetry as a liberating activity.

    Merrell is a graduate of the University of Florida with a B.A. in English. During the summer, earlier in his college career, Merrell was hired as the first PUSH Writing Intern. During this summer internship, Merrell came to New York City and began work on his first book. The culmination of his work with PUSH is talking in the dark, a memoir composed of poetry that documents a story of growing up, coming out and exploring love. As a gay man himself, Merrell sought to write a book that he felt could have been of use to him as a teenage boy coming out. It is "an affecting memoir told in verse, this work launches a promising young poet....[Merrell's] sophisticated verse and compelling story will capture attention as it stirs compassion." --School Library Journal

    1st December 2014

    Five Kingdoms: Rogue Knight

    Cole Randolph never meant to come to The Outskirts, but when his friends were kidnapped on Halloween he had to try and s... More

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    5th September 2013

    Wild Born

    Four children separated by vast distances all undergo the same ritual, watched by cloaked strangers. Four flashes ... More

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    7th May 2015

    Five Kingdoms: Crystal Keepers

    Cole is unprepared for the dangers in front of him... Now he's trapped somewhere between eaity andimagination in a b... More

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    15th July 2014

    Five Kingdoms: Sky Raiders

    For fans of Percy Jackson, from the author of the NYT best-selling fantasy series, Fablehaven , comes a new series.... More

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    6th November 2014

    Tales of the Great Beasts

    In the world of Erdas, there's a story of four noble animals who sacrificed everything to protect their homes from... More

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    10th December 2007

    The Candy Shop War

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