The Resource The evil wizard Smallbone, Delia Sherman

The evil wizard Smallbone, Delia Sherman

Label
The evil wizard Smallbone
Title
The evil wizard Smallbone
Statement of responsibility
Delia Sherman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a hilarious tale reminiscent of T. H. White, a lost boy finds himself an unlikely apprentice to the very old, vaguely evil, mostly just grumpy Wizard Smallbone. When twelve-year-old Nick runs away from his uncle's in the middle of a blizzard, he stumbles onto a very opinionated bookstore. He also meets its guardian, the self-proclaimed Evil Wizard Smallbone, who calls Nick his apprentice and won't let him leave, but won't teach him magic, either. It's a good thing the bookstore takes Nick's magical education in hand, because Smallbone's nemesis the Evil Wizard Fidelou and his pack of shape-shifting bikers are howling at the borders. Smallbone might call himself evil, but compared to Fidelou, he's practically a puppy. And he can't handle Fidelou alone. Wildly funny and cozily heartfelt, Delia Sherman's latest is an eccentric fantasy adventure featuring dueling wizards, enchanted animals, and one stray boy."
Summary
After running away from an abusive home, Nick becomes the apprentice to wizard Zachariah Smallbone, the owner of a bookstore whose snarky books teach Nick the magic he will need to defeat Smallbone's nemesis, werewolf Fidelou
Storyline
Tone
Award
Flicker Tale Children's Book Award (North Dakota) for Juvenile Fiction, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10527585
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sherman, Delia
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
820
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Good and evil
  • Boys
  • Wizards
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The evil wizard Smallbone, Delia Sherman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
408 pages
Isbn
9780763688059
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The evil wizard Smallbone, Delia Sherman
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
408 pages
Isbn
9780763688059
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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