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The Purloined Boy (Book 1) PBK

$16.95
SKU: FC-151PB

The doors were locked and the windows were latched the night the bogeyman kidnapped Trevor.

Look Inside the Book

Trevor Upjohn was stolen by bogeys and taken far away to the unearthly kingdom of Superbia. Most kids can't remember where they came from, but Trevor's own memories launch him on a collision course with the grand kitchen of the bogeys, fishers, a guild of humans and their magical tree, a dark sorcerer, spiders, and much more. Trevor must choose whether to help out his newfound friends or continue his search for a home he scarcely knows.

Canonball Books is the children's imprint of Canon Press. At Canonball, we believe stories are soul food, so you can expect excitement, danger, loyalty, virtue, and family in your Canonball books. Feed your kids the right books!

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What People Are Saying:

"This very competent work should appeal to middle grade readers and imagines a world in which children are stolen away from their families. Trapped in Superbia, where stolen boys and girls are watched over by guardians until they become food for the bogeys, Trevor wakes up in cold sweats every night from terrifying dreams. With the help of a spunky mouse named Zephyr and a clever girl named Maggie, Trevor escapes from Superbia and is reunited with Epictetus, a friendly slave from Superbia who is also a member of the Guild of the Sun-Eaters. After being pulled in two directions by guild members with opposing visions, Trevor finds that his greatest mission and adventures lie in the future. ...this jaunty outing—and its cliffhanger ending—could be just the beginning of Trevor's story." -Publishers Weekly

"A story that anybody can appreciate and indeed thrill to, but whose deeper foundations can be glimpsed by those with eyes to see. -Gilbert Magazine, the official publication of The American Chesterton Society

"A fantasy world to rival the most unique." -FlashlightWorthyBooks.com

"A great story, ...a pleasure to read. ...beautifully written...." -Teensreadtoo.com

"Everything that kids look for in Young Adult books and more. ...a major find and certainly a joy to read." -Fantasy Book Critic

"Took me completely by surprise. ...Mortimus Clay's writing style is absolutely charming and sinister all in the same breath..." -DreamStuffBooks.com

 

C.R. Wiley is a senior contributor to The Imaginative Conservative and a pastor in Manchester, CT. His short stories have appeared in The Mythic Circle and Fear and Trembling, and his nonfiction has appeared in Touchstone Magazine, Relevant Magazine Online, and Modern Reformation, and he is the author of Man of the House. The Purloined Boy, Book 1 of the Weirdling Cycle, is his first novel.

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IMPRINT: Canonball Books

GENRE: Middle Grade (Grades 4-9)

AUTHOR: C.R. Wiley

PAGE COUNT: 304

SIZE: 5.5x8.5"

ISBN-10: 1-947644-40-8

ISBN-13: 978-1-947644-40-3

BINDING: Paperback

PUB. DATE: Dec. 5, 2017


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Return Policy

All books, homeschool curriculum, and materials purchased directly from Canon or Logos Press, with the exception of audio, video, or other digital products, may be returned for a full refund with the following conditions: 

  • A return request must be made within thirty (30) days of the sale. Please email our customer service department for return authorization (orders@canonpress.com).
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  • Returns are not accepted on audio, video, or other digital products. 

 

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Moscow, ID 83843 

 

Damaged Products: 

  • Damaged or defective products may be returned immediately for full credit (replacement or refund).
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