Young James is sent to Cranford Abbey to be straightened out, but the abbey is falling into disrepair. The new Abbot, Aelian, plans to use his family's recipe for golden apple cider to raise enough money for the restoration of the abbey. Problem is, the unicorns in the forest feast solely on the needed golden apples. When all else fails, James must step forward and become the hero Cranford Abbey needs.
One night during the Perseid meteor shower, Arianne thinks she sees a shooting star land in the fields surrounding her family’s horse farm. About a year later, one of their horses gives birth to a baby centaur. The family has enough attention already as Arianne’s six-year-old brother was born with birth defects caused by an experimental drug—the last thing they need is more scrutiny. But their clients soon start growing suspicious. Just how long is it possible to keep a secret? And what will happen if the world finds out?
Stretching, twirling, tumbling, jumping! Welcome to a playground teeming with monsters, bristling with energy, and scaring up fun. Monsters swing and slide and piggyback ride. Monsters run three-legged races and fall on their faces. Monsters eat monster-sicles and vie for the fountain. Wild and whimsical artwork revs up a read-aloud text that will have little listeners jumping up to join the action.