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A Pinch of Phoenix

(2019)
(The first book in the Mystic Cooking Chronicles series)
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With elves waging war on scientists, it's up to thirteen-year-old master chef Lailu Loganberry to save both her restaurant and her city in this final book in The Mystic Cooking Chronicles, which Kirkus Reviews calls "perfect for Top Chef fans with a penchant for the fantastical."

Lailu is in hot water. After the events of the Week of Masks, Wren keeps sending insect-like automatons to attack Lailu. However, they're more irritating than dangerous, and Lailu is more worried about the elves, who have been quiet so far. Too quiet.

When Lailu heads out of the city on a hunt with Greg, the elves finally strike. They put up a magical shield separating the Velvet Forest from the rest of the city. Now no human can enter... and unfortunately for Lailu and Greg, no human can leave, either. Ryon shows up to save them both, claiming they were caught unintentionally, but Lailu isn't sure she believes him.

Tensions between the elves and the scientists are reaching a boiling point, and the question is which side will snap first. And in the middle of it all is Lailu. Trusted by both sides, she's selected to deliver messages and help negotiate a truce between the parties before war becomes inevitable.

Easy as pie, right? Not so much. Lailu's new role as mediator may be one recipe that's headed for disaster!

Genre: Children's Fiction

Used availability for Heidi Lang's A Pinch of Phoenix

Hardback Editions

July 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Pinch of Phoenix (The Mystic Cooking Chronicles)
Author(s): Heidi Lang, Kati Bartkowski
ISBN: 1-5344-3709-6 / 978-1-5344-3709-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Aladdin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

July 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Pinch of Phoenix (The Mystic Cooking Chronicles)
Author(s): Heidi Lang, Kati Bartkowski
ISBN: 1-5344-3710-X / 978-1-5344-3710-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Aladdin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

July 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Pinch of Phoenix (The Mystic Cooking Chronicles)
Author(s): Heidi Lang, Kati Bartkowski
Publisher: Aladdin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


July 2019 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Pinch of Phoenix (The Mystic Cooking Chronicles)
Author(s): Heidi Lang, Kati Bartkowski
Publisher: Aladdin
Availability: Amazon UK