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The Evil Wizard Smallbone

(2016)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Andre Norton Award Best Book (nominee)
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Children/Young Adult Fiction (nominee)
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 12-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.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Used availability for Delia Sherman's The Evil Wizard Smallbone

Hardback Editions

September 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Evil Wizard Smallbone
Author(s): Delia Sherman
ISBN: 0-7636-8805-3 / 978-0-7636-8805-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick
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Paperback Editions

September 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Evil Wizard Smallbone
Author(s): Delia Sherman
ISBN: 1-5362-0365-3 / 978-1-5362-0365-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Candlewick
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Audio Editions

January 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Evil Wizard Smallbone
Author(s): Delia Sherman
Publisher: Listening Library
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January 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Evil Wizard Smallbone
Author(s): Delia Sherman
Publisher: Listening Library
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Kindle Editions

September 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Evil Wizard Smallbone
Author(s): Delia Sherman
Publisher: Candlewick Press
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