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The Fires of Calderon

(2014)
(The first book in the Balance Keepers series)
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The Fires of Calderon is Book One in #1 New York Times bestselling author Lindsay Cummings's epic Balance Keepers series. These exciting fantasy-adventure books are full of magic, mystery, friendship, and humor, and are perfect for fans of books like Brandon Mull's The Candy Shop War or the Unwanteds series by Lisa McMann.

Bestselling author of the Skeleton Creek series Patrick Carman describes The Fires of Calderon as "fast paced and packed with adventure," and Peter Lerangis, bestselling author of the Seven Wonders series, says, "Wow!"

With themes of friendship, self-discovery, and courage; both boy and girl main characters; fierce creatures to battle; a mystery to solve; and a boarding school that could be described as Hogwarts Underground, there's something for every reader to enjoy in this contemporary - and fantastically imaginative - spin on the classic A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.

When eleven-year-old Albert Flynn follows a mysterious map deep into the woods, and then under the woods, he discovers he's a Balance Keeper - someone with special magical skills for keeping harmony in fantastical underground worlds. Together with his teammates Leroy and Birdie, Albert must master his magical talents in time to stop the fires in the Calderon Realm from destroying New York City above.

Genre: Children's Fiction

Praise for this book

"A powerhouse debut filed with imagination and sneaky humor." - Peter Lerangis


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Used availability for Lindsay Cummings's The Fires of Calderon

Hardback Editions

September 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Balance Keepers, Book 1: The Fires of Calderon
Author(s): Lindsay Cummings
ISBN: 0-06-227518-6 / 978-0-06-227518-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

August 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Balance Keepers, Book 1: The Fires of Calderon
Author(s): Lindsay Cummings
ISBN: 0-06-227519-4 / 978-0-06-227519-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

September 2014 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Balance Keepers, Book 1: The Fires of Calderon
Author(s): Lindsay Cummings
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU