The Candy Shop War
by Brandon Mull
Welcome to the Sweet Tooth Ice Cream & Candy Shoppe, where the confections are a bit on the . . . unusual side. Rock candy that makes you weightless. Jawbreakers that make you unbreakable. Chocolate balls that make you a master of disguise.
Four young friends — Nate, Summer, Trevor, and Pigeon — meet the grandmotherly Mrs. White, owner of the Sweet Tooth, and soon learn about the magical side effects of her candies.
In addition, the ice cream truck driver, Mr. Stott, has arrived with a few enchanted sweets of his own. But what about the mysterious man in the dark overcoat and fedora hat? Why are all these “magicians” trying to recruit Nate and his friends? Who should they trust?
The mystery deepens and the danger unfolds as the four youngsters discover that the magical strangers have all come to town in search of a legendary, hidden treasure — one that could be used for great evil if it fell into the wrong hands. The kids, now in over their heads, must try to retrieve the treasure first. And so, the war begins . . .
- Winner of the 2009 Beehive Book Award, Children’s Literature Association of Utah
- Winner of the Benjamin Franklin Award for Best New Voice in Children’s/Young Adult
- Rochester Reads 2009 Junior Selection
- SKU: 4988540
By Bryson, Submitted on 2015-02-25
I am a big fan of the Fablehaven Series. When I saw Brandon had already written another book outside of the series I was anxious to read it. I got my hands on an advanced reader copy. This book was fantastic. Brandon is an amazing author. I love his sense of humor and the way he portrays his characters, they are very likable and you feel like you really get to know them. Just like Fablehaven I felt like the characters would do things and make similar decisions that I would do. Anyway, all those who love great books, be sure to read Candy Shop, you won't be disappointed!!
By Alyssa, Submitted on 2015-02-25
when I started reading the book, I just couldn't put it down!!
By Bethany, Submitted on 2015-02-25
Brandon Mull has done it again- this book is gripping right up to the end. With Mull's talent and a good storyline you can't go wrong. if you loved Fablehaven, you'll love Candy Shop war