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Super Jake and the King of Chaos

Super Jake and the King of Chaos

A debut contemporary novel about 11-year-old aspiring magician Ethan, who discovers that heroes come in all sizes, and real magic can be found in the most unexpected places.

When life revolves around stressed-out parents and ER visits for his special needs little brother Jake, eleven-year-old Ethan escapes to a world of top hats, trick decks, and magic wands. When he hears of a junior magic competition where the top prize is to meet and perform with his hero, Magnus the Magnificent, Ethan is determined to do whatever he needs to get there–and to win.

His dedication and hard work pay off, and he makes it to the top five finalists: his dream really could come true! Then Jake falls dangerously ill and Ethan’s hopes and plans are in jeopardy. As he searches for any sort of magic that might save Jake, Ethan learns what is truly important . . . and what real magic is.
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Genre: Children's Books / Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Special Needs

On Sale: May 7th 2019

Price: $16.99 / $22.49 (CAD)

Page Count: 288

ISBN-13: 9780762466153

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Praise

"Hopeful, humorous, and honest all at once, Super Jake & the King of Chaos shows how, even in the most difficult times, a family's love is its own kind of magic."—-John David Anderson, author of Mr. Bixby's Last Day
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"Milliner has created a memorable story, right from the first sentence. All the characters are vivid and real, and the plot which could be syrupy and sentimental instead offers no sugary-sweet easy answers, just the real magic of family and how we hold each other."—Marissa Moss, bestselling author of Amelia's Notebook
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"This quiet, powerful book is full of charm and heart, but its real magic is humor. Ethan's wit and tenacity transform the story into something truly powerful, a testimony to how love is always worth the fight, the sacrifice and especially the hope for brighter days. Not once does Ethan feel sorry for himself or his brother; his pity is reserved for those who are unable to see past Jake's differences to what really makes him unique-his incredible ability to choose and create joy. Super Jake & the King of Chaos will fill your soul."—Beth Vrabel, author of Caleb and Kit, The Reckless Club, and the Pack of Dorks series
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