When Hal learns that his parents only rented Fleck, the dog he always wanted, he and new friend Pippa take Fleck and four other dogs from the rental agency on a trek from London to Scotland, where Hal's grandparents live.
When a glamorous stranger, claiming to be Annika's mother, arrives and whisks her away to a crumbling, spooky castle, Annika discovers that all is not as it seems in her newfound home.' B&W illus. 405p. (Ages: 8-12).
In pre-World War II Vienna, Ruth Berger becomes the love and inspiration of brilliant pianist Heini Radek, but with the coming of Hitler's forces, Ruth must choose between Heini and an Englishman who makes her a tempting offer. Reprint.
When the Hag of Dribble, an excitement-hungry orphan boy named Ivo, a wizard and a troll are sent to rescue Princess Mirella from the dreaded Ogre of Oglefort, it turns out to be far from the routine magical mission they expect.
Deciding that he must sire a child to carry on his tradition of Loathing Light and Blighting the Beautiful, Wizard Arriman announces a competition among the witches of Todcaster, one of whom will marry him.