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The Amber Amulet

“Silvey is a master of wit and words”—School Library Journal

Meet twelve-year-old Liam McKenzie, who patrols his suburban neighborhood as the Masked Avenger—a superhero with powers so potent not even he can fully comprehend their extent.

Along with his sidekick, Richie the Powerbeagle, he protects the people of Franklin Street from chaos, mayhem, evil, and low tire pressure on their cars.

But when he attempts to rescue a damsel in distress from sadness, instead, he finds a powerful, unlikely friendship.

This perfect jewel of a book by Printz Honor Award-winning Craig Silvey will hold all readers in its irresistible power.

Craig Silvey is an Australian novelist and musician. His previous works include Rhubarb, The World According to Warren, and Jasper Jones for which he won a Printz Honor Award (U.S.) and the Indie Book of the Year Award 2009 (Australia).

Silvey is also the singer/songwriter for the indie/pop/rock band The Nancy Sikes!.

He lives in Fremantle, Australia.