The Candy Shop War, Vol. 2: Arcade Catastrophe

by Brandon Mull

The Candy Shop War, Vol. 2: Arcade Catastrophe

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It will take more than magical candy to win this war!

Something fishy is going on at the new amusement center in Walnut Hills. The trouble seems linked to the mysterious disappearance of Mozag and John Dar, who have spent their lives policing the magical community. When Nate and his friends are asked to help investigate, they discover kids feverishly playing arcade games in an effort to win enough tickets to redeem one of four stamps: jets, tanks, submarines, and racecars.

Rumor has it that the stamps are definitely worth it. But what do they do?

The kids soon discover that the owner of Arcadeland is recruiting members for four different clubs. When each club is filled, he will begin his quest to retrieve a magical talisman of almost unimaginable power. With John Dart and Mozag sidelined, will Nate, Summer, Trevor, Pigeon, and their new friend Lindy, find a way to save the day? Find out in this sweetest adventure ever!

“Mull . . . dishes up a crowd-pleaser as delicious as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” — Kirkus Review

“A rollicking adventure, sure to delight young readers — especially those with a sweet tooth.” — Midwest Book Review

  • Winner of the Benjamin Franklin Award for Young Reader: Fiction
  • Foreword Book of the Year Award 2012 Finalist
  • Great Southwest Book Festival Children’s Book Award: 1st place

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Fun!
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

What a fun story!
The "gang" gets involved once again using magical candy...
This time...
Their friends have disappeared and now they need to help launch a rescue...
The plan...
Earn magical stamps by playing games at Arcadeland thus earning their way into the magical team of the opposition..
That way they can learn how to free their friends AND possible say the world!

About the Author

Brandon Mull

Brandon Mull, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Fablehaven and Beyonders series, travels the country visiting schools, promoting literacy, and sharing his message that “Imagination Can Take You Places.” Brandon has enjoyed arcade games since his childhood, when he fed quarters to Gauntlet at the local mall. Around that same time he won a gold medal at a pudding-eating contest in the park behind his grandma's house. His long-standing love affair with sweets continues to this day.

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