Wim Coleman and Pat Perrin - The Taker and the Keeper

17. The Taker and the Keeper by Wim Coleman and Pat Perrin (2009)
The Red Monocle Series Book 1
Length: 176 pages
Genre: Fantasy
Started: 11 November 2009
Finished: 21 November 2009
Where did it come from? Many thanks to Monserrat at Chiron Books for sending me a copy of this book to read
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 11 October 2009
Why do I have it? I like fantasy and Wim Coleman and Pat Perrin are new authors for me.


I just finished reading The Taker and the Keeper by Wim Coleman and Pat Perrin, It is the first book in the Red Monocle Series.

Middle-schoolers Gregory Guest and Yolanda Torres find that they are the only two people in their tiny town of Bainesboro who can sense something wrong with the world - the sky is duller and parents and teachers are nastier somehow. Together with their eccentric science teacher and Gregory's trusty magical red monocle, the children go into the legend of King Arthur to help the wizard Merlin and his apprentice to find Excalibur and defeat the sorceress Morgan le Fay. Only then can Gregory and Yolanda set the "real" world to rights and save the legends of Camelot. I really enjoyed this story and give it an A! I look forward to the next book in the series.

A! - (90-95%)

May you read well and often

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