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The Munchkins

Part one

A Multi-Award-Winning Middle-Grade Fantasy Both Young and Old Will Enjoy!

Winner of 2021 Story Monsters Approved Award for Tween Novels (Ages 10-14)

Honorable Mention Winner in the Preteen Category of the 2022 Readers’ Favorite Book Awards

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***Gold Award Winner of Teen Category in the 2021-2022 Reader Views Literary Awards***


***16th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards Finalist in Juvenile Fiction***

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About the Author

Candice Zee

Candice Zee is a multi-award-winning middle-grade and YA fantasy author who first dreamed the idea of The Munchkins as a child while playing make-believe with her brother in Wilkes-Barre, PA. She is an early childhood teacher and has taught for over twelve years in Pre-K, Kindergarten, and primary grade classrooms.

“This has all the “ingredients” for a fantastical, magical, YA story that also caters to adults who absolutely love the Potter-esque world that happens maybe twice in a lifetime.”

– Reader Views

“Told in a fast-paced narrative voice with complex characters, the exhilarating fantasy will keep readers guessing until the very end—all while falling in love with the quirky cast. The book deserved to be made into a movie or a web series.”

– The Prairies Book Review

“What a dark, gripping, & suspenseful read! The writing is what blew me away the most about this-it’s phenomenal.”

– Belle’s Middle Grade

“A Harry Potter-type fantasy that will keep young readers enraptured from beginning to end.”

-Emily-Jane Hills Orford, Readers’ Favorite

“I was on the edge of my seat as the plot became more and more terrifying.”

- Kristine Zimmerman, Readers’ Favorite

“A study of the superhero story as universal human motivation to confront existential realities.”

– Vincent Dublado, Readers’ Favorite
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