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E. Aster Bunnymund and the warrior eggs at the earth's core!

by Joyce, William, 1957-

Format: Print Book 2012
Availability: Available at 9 Libraries 10 of 10 copies
Available (10)
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Avalon Public Library Juvenile Fiction J FIC JOY
Location  Avalon Public Library
Collection  Juvenile Fiction
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CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Fiction Collection j FICTION Joyce
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Carnegie Library of Homestead Children Fiction J FIC Joyc 2
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Dormont Public Library Juvenile Fiction J JOYC
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Collection  Juvenile Fiction
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Fiction j JOYCE William
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Collection  Children's Fiction
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Northland Public Library Children's Fiction J FIC JOYCE
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Robinson Library Middle Grade Section MG FIC JOYCE
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Springdale Free Public Library Juvenile Fiction JUV JOYC
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Don't miss The Rise of the Guardians , soon to be a major motion picture in theaters November 2012.

Forget the bunny trail. E. Aster Bunnymund is on a warpath. In this second chapter book in William Joyce's The Guardians series, sometimes you have to crack a few eggs.

Pitch, the Nightmare King, and his Fearlings had been soundly driven back by Nicholas St. North and company in the first Guardians' adventure. But now Pitch has disappeared completely--and out of sight does NOT make for out of mind. It seems certain that he's plotting a particularly nefarious revenge, and the Guardians suspect he might have gone underground. But how can they find him there?

Enter E. Aster Bunnymund, the only emissary of the fabled brotherhood of the Pookas--the league of philosophical warrior rabbits of imposing intellect and size. Highly skilled in martial arts (many of which he invented himself), Bunnymund is brilliant, logical, and a tunnel-digger extraordinaire. If the Guardians need paths near the Earth's core, he's their Pooka. He's also armed with magnificent weapons of an oval-sort, and might just be able to help in the quest for the second piece of the Moonclipper .

This second book in The Guardians series is about much more than fixing a few rotten eggs--it brings the Guardians one step closer to defeating Pitch!
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "The Easter Bunny (here a giant Pooka named E. Aster Bunnymund, an interstellar caretaker of planets) makes for a formidable ally in the fight against the Nightmare King in this second of the Guardians series. When Pitch mortally wounds Nightlight and kidnaps the children of Santoff Claussen as ransom for Ombric's magical library, humans North and Katherine travel deep underground to recruit the inscrutable rabbit and his army of warrior eggs, who also possess the next Golden Age relic. Sometimes mawkish and anticlimactic (a desperate battle is won because miracles occurred ), this is also clever and packed with quirky, imaginative creations, lovingly illustrated by Joyce. Details of Bunnymund's obsessive egg collection and his secret weapon in battle (hint: it involves chocolate), as well as his childish arguing with headstrong North, add humor to the story. Furthermore, readers will be heartened by insight into Pitch's tragic past how he turned from hero to monstrous villain that sets up a possible redemptive arc.--Hutley, Krista Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Joyce, William, 1957- Guardians ; bk. 2.
Subjects Good and evil -- Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
Nightmares -- Fiction.
Wizards -- Fiction.
Heroes -- Fiction.
Easter Bunny -- Fiction.
Eggs -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :Atheneum Books for Young Readers,2012
Edition 1st ed.
Audience 007-011.
Language English
Description 250 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
ISBN 9781442430501 (hbk.)
1442430508 (hbk.)
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