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A local school created a giant marionette based on
DEL TORO MOON
Head over to the official Del Toro Moon series website.
Loaded with videos, maps, and activities for kids, parents, and teachers, as well as information about the upcoming books in the series.
Book 1 DEL TORO MOON
Book 2 THE RED CASKET
Book 3 MACE AND HAMMER
PRAISE FOR THE SERIES
"... a wildly original, pulse-pounding tale..."
Laura Resau, Tree of Dreams
"Rip-roaring monster slaying adventure with heart and humor."
Todd Mitchell, The Last Panther
"A thoroughly joyful adventure filled with humor, mystery, and the best group of talking warhorses a kid could ask for!"
Lija Fisher, The Cryptid Catcher
"Readers won't find a dull moment in this modern day, heroic adventure."
M.G. Velasco, Cardslinger