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The Vengekeep Prophecies

Brian Farrey ; Illustrated By Brett Helquist.

By Brian Farrey

Forget what you know about prophecies—this epic middle-grade fantasy about a clumsy boy born into a family of thieves is fresh, fun, and anything but predictable! The first in an unforgettable trilogy, this Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book of the Year takes everything you thought you knew about fantasy and spins it into pure magic.

Jaxter Grimjinx is a born thief. At least, he's supposed to be. For generations, the Grimjinx clan has produced the swiftest, cleverest thieves in Vengekeep. The problem is, Jaxter is clumsy. So clumsy that in his first solo heist, he sets the Castellan's house on fire and lands his family in prison. Even Jaxter's talent for breaking magical locks can't get them out of this bind.

Then a suspiciously convenient prophecy emerges, naming the Grimjinx clan as the soon-to-be heroes of Vengekeep. It's good enough to get his family out of jail, but when the doomsday prophecy starts to come true, Jaxter is pretty sure a life behind bars would be a better fate. Now, with the help of his new friend, Callie, Jaxter will have to face down flaming monsters, a bazaar of thieves, and a renegade sorcerer to become the hero he was truly born to be.

Full of twists and turns, friendship and adventure, The Vengekeep Prophecies is a "rich fantasy that hits the ground running and never lets up" (Publishers Weekly, starred review).

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ISBN

0062049283


Format: Book
Author: Farrey, Brian
Summary: "A magical tapestry prophesies doom for the town of Vengekeep, and to everyone's surprise twelve-year-old Jaxter Grimjinx and his family of con artists appear to be the town's saviors"-- Provided by publisher.
Title: The Vengekeep prophecies / Brian Farrey ; illustrated by Brett Helquist.
Publisher Date: New York : Harper, c2012.
Subject: Swindlers and swindling -- Juvenile fiction. Prophecies -- Juvenile fiction. Magic -- Juvenile fiction. Monsters -- Juvenile fiction. Fantasy.
Isbn: 0062049283 9780062049285 0062049283 9780062049285 9780062049292 (pbk.) 0062049291 (pbk.)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 10
System Items Total: 16
Call Number: C Farrey
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Bib Id: 509332

Format: Book
Author: Farrey, Brian.
Summary: "A magical tapestry prophesies doom for the town of Vengekeep, and to everyone's surprise twelve-year-old Jaxter Grimjinx and his family of con artists appear to be the town's saviors"-- Provided by publisher.
Title: The Vengekeep prophecies / Brian Farrey ; illustrated by Brett Helquist.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Harper, c2012.
Description: 390 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Target Audience Note: Ages 8-12.
Subjects: Swindlers and swindling -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Prophecies -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Magic -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Monsters -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Fantasy.
Other Author: Helquist, Brett, ill.
LCCN: 2012025282
ISBN: 0062049283
ISBN: 9780062049285
ISBN: 0062049283
ISBN: 9780062049285
ISBN: 9780062049292 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0062049291 (pbk.)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 10
Total Copies: 16
Call Number: C Farrey