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Dec 24, 2008
| ISBN 9780307496942
| Middle Grade (10 and up)
Dec 24, 2008 | ISBN 9780307496942 | Middle Grade (10 and up)
Joe Jefferson is an ordinary schoolboy from ordinary Earth. At least, he was. But something strange happened when he was walking his dog, and now he’s Joe the Barbarian—fearless warrior-hero, summoned by Muddle Earth’s leading wizard* to slay ogres, wrestle dragons, and bravely confront villains.Joe doesn’t feel much like a warrior-hero.** But evil is stirring in the heart of Elfwood, and the people of Muddle Earth need help (although most of them don’t know it yet). Perhaps Joe Jefferson really is a hero after all. . . .* Actually, Muddle Earth’s only wizard. And he’s not very good.** He doesn’t really look much like one either.
Paul Stewart is the cocreator of the bestselling Edge Chronicles series, with Chris Riddell. He is also the author of a number of previous titles for children including The Wakening.
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