TITLE: Magnetic Magic
AUTHOR: Terry Catasús Jennings
ILLUSTRATOR: Andrea Gabriel
PUBLISHER: Arbordale Publishing
RELEASE DATE: August 30, 2016
Dena loves using magnets to perform magic tricks for the kids at the pool. When Enrique arrives in town, he doesn’t like that Dena is fooling the others. He gives her a century-old treasure map and Dena uses her compass and tools to plot the location of the treasure. To her surprise, the treasure is not where it should be! What could cause her compass to lead her off course? When she discovers the answer, will Dena keep fooling the other kids with magic tricks or will she help them learn about magnetism and the earth’s shifting magnetic poles?
Terry Catasús Jennings, Author
Terry Catasús Jennings has won several prestigious children’s book awards, including NSTA-CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book, NSTA Recommended, and Bank Street Best Children’s Book of the Year. Magnetic Magic is her third book with Arbordale Publishing, following Gopher to the Rescue and Sounds of the Savanna. Her middle-grade book, The Women’s Liberation Movement, 1960-1990 was listed in the ALA’s Amelia Bloomer Project 2014-2015 List. Terry has been a contributor for the Smithsonian’s Science Education Center books. Her articles have appeared in The Washington Post, Long Island News Day, and Ranger Rick. Terry is an active member of The Children’s Book Guild of Washington, DC and SCBWI. She and her husband live in Northern Virginia. Visit her website at www.terrycjennings.com.
Andrea Gabriel, Illustrator
Award-winning artist Andrea Gabriel has worked as a professional illustrator for the past fifteen years. In addition to Been There, Done That: Reading Animal Signs and Little Gray’s Great Migration for Arbordale, some of Andrea’s other illustrated works include Where Do I Sleep? and Eaglet’s World. Andrea is the author and illustrator of Wandering Woolly>and My Favorite Bear. Andrea lives in Bellingham, Washington with her family of two-and four-legged creatures.
Giveaway of one Hardback copy of Magnetic Magic, open until September 9th.