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Extraordinary Journeys of Clockwork Charlie Series

Dave Butler
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Extraordinary Journeys of Clockwork Charlie Series : Titles in Order

Book 3
The final installment in the rip-roaring middle-grade action-adventure trilogy that’s part steampunk Pinocchio, part fantasy, and all fun!

The third and last book in the Extraordinary Journeys of Clockwork Charlie trilogy wraps up Charlie’s adventures with a rousing ending!

Charlie’s life used to be quiet, but now it’s full of adventure and surprises–none more surprising than the discovery that he is not a regular boy but one of his father’s inventions–a living clockwork boy!

Charlie’s weeks have been filled with dwarves, kobolds, pixies, and humans, as he’s sought to avenge his father’s death and stop the dastardly Iron Cog from their plans to sow chaos throughout the world. Now his journey takes him to Marburg, Germany, where he and his friends must uncover the secrets of a hidden kobold library in order to save civilization–and their own skins.

This dramatic conclusion to the trilogy will have readers cheering on its unlikely hero to the very last page!
Book 2
In the next chapter of the Extraordinary Adventures of Clockwork Charlie trilogy, Charlie must save his friends and deliver a dangerous message!
 
Charlie lived a quiet life—until his father was suddenly kidnapped by the Iron Cog. In the midst of searching for his father, Charlie discovered the shocking truth about himself: he is one of his father’s inventions—a living clockwork boy!
 
Now separated from his friends, Charlie finds himself in the service of a very tough company of dwarves, who view him only as a machine—that is, until a heroic act makes them his closest allies. Soon Charlie must rescue his friends and face the Iron Cog head-on. But Charlie wonders . . . will he ever find his own kind?
 
Praise for The Kidnap Plot:
 
“Reminiscent of both Pinocchio and The Great Mouse Detective, this novel is tailor-made for young readers who love adventure narratives and steampunk fiction.” —Kirkus 
 
“A page-turning adventure.” —School Library Journal
 
“The fast-paced plot is action-packed. . . . [The Kidnap Plot] should satisfy fans of fantasy and adventure.” —Publishers Weekly
Book 1
The first installment in an action-adventure series about a boy on a rescue mission—part Pinocchio, part fantasy, and all fun!
 
Meet Charlie. He lives a quiet life with his protective father, an inventor and clockmaker.
 
When Charlie’s father is kidnapped by a shadowy group called the Anti-Human League, it’s up to Charlie to save him. But the league’s plan is much more sinister than Charlie could have imagined. And as he unravels their secrets, he also uncovers his father’s own secrets—about his family, the league, and even himself. . . .
 
Can Charlie and his gang—a terrifying but well-meaning troll and a pair of high-flying young aeronauts—rescue Charlie’s father from the dastardly villains who have kidnapped him? And will Charlie be able to come to terms with who he really is? The journey begins here!
 
“Reminiscent of both Pinocchio and The Great Mouse Detective, this novel is tailor-made for young readers who love adventure narratives and steampunk fiction.” —Kirkus
 
“A page-turning adventure.” —School Library Journal
 
“The fast-paced plot is action-packed. . . . [The Kidnap Plot] should satisfy fans of fantasy and adventure.” —Publishers Weekly
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