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Carnival Magic

Written & illustrated by Amy Ephron
Published by Puffin Books
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Carnival Magic features a mysterious carnival, an ominous psychic, and a wind that whisks Tess and Max away from their vacation in South Devon, England. Which fantastical world will they find when the psychic’s wagon stops?

Tess and Max are back in England for another summer with their Aunt Evie–this time by the seashore in South Devon. And they’re incredibly excited about the traveling carnival that’s come to town. There are rides, games, acrobats, The House of Mirrors–and even a psychic, with a beautiful wagon all her own.

In a visit to the psychic’s wagon, while Tess is being hypnotized, the wagon seems to move. Before Tess can shake herself out of the hypnosis, before Max can do anything, they seem to be traveling–along with the rest of the carnival–too quickly for the two of them to jump out. But where are they going and what awaits them? Will they be caught in a world different from their own? And do the Baranova twins, acrobats who miss their sister almost as much as Tess and Max miss their family, hold the keys to the mystery?

Internationally bestselling author Amy Ephron returns with a companion novel to The Castle in the Mist and creates a magical tale filled with adventure, mystery, fantasy, family, and fun.

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Who Wrote Carnival Magic

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Amy Ephron

Amy Ephron ( is the author of <i>The Castle in the Mist</i>, her first book for young readers, which was nominated for a SCIBA Award, and of <i>Carnival Magic </i>and <i>The Other Side of the Wall</i>, both companion books. Amy has also written several adult books, including <i>A Cup of Tea</i>, which was an international bestseller. Her novel <i>One Sunday Morning</i> received the Booklist Best Fiction of the Year and Best Historical Fiction of the Year awards and was a Barnes and Noble Book Club selection. She is a contributor and contributing editor at <i>Vogue</i> and, and her work has appeared in numerous other publications. She was also the executive producer of Warner Brothers’ <i>A Little Princess</i>. Amy lives in Los Angeles with her husband; between them they have five children. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram @amyephron.

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