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Along Came a Wolf (The Yellow Hoods #1)

“In his debut novel, Dreece mixes clever fairy-tale references… with intriguing contraptions, appealing characters, snide villains, humor, and an exciting story.” – Kirkus Reviews

Finalist for Independent Author Network’s Book of the Year 2015 in Teen/Young Adult

2015 IAN Book of the Year Awards FINALISTDescription/Blurb:

Gripping adventure, brilliant inventions, and snarky humor.

Tee, Elly, and Richy peaceful little world is shattered when they become entangled in a plot to steal the world’s first steam engine plans from master inventor, Nikolas Klaus. Will Klaus’ ties to the secret society known as the Tub (lead by a butcher, baker, and candlestick maker) be their undoing? Or will they live on to become legends?

Here are some of the amazing fairy tales, nursery rhymes, and classic stories woven into the fabric of The Yellow Hoods series: Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs, Santa Claus, Hansel and Gretel, Rumplestilskin, Beauty and the Beast, Humpty Dumpty, Chicken Little, Alice in Wonderland, Simple Simon, Rub-a-dub-dub.

The series grows in intensity as it goes and uses humor along the way. It has strong female characters, no graphic violence, no sexual content, and is loved by kids aged 9-15 and adults (written for both audiences). Loved by fans of Percy Jackson, Harry Potter, Ranger’s Apprentice, and more.

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Readers Fav - 5 Stars Flat - Hi ResAwards and Accolades:
Finalist for IAN’s Book of the Year 2015 in Young Adult, Honorable Mention by Reader’s Favorite for their 2016 award for grades 4-6, Calgary Herald best-sellers in ’14 and ’15

“…intriguing contraptions, appealing characters, snide villains, humor, and an exciting story.” — Kirkus Reviews
“Dreece has crafted a tale with elements to delight the child in all of us, and intrigue the most creative adult mind.” — Author J.K.Norryr).


ISBN: 9780988101302 | Released April 2014 | 230 pages | 5.25 x 8 inches paperback

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Published by ADZO Publishing. Also in the boxset Gears and Goggles published by Tyche Books’ imprint: Cornucopia Press

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Jess Alter ( @ Indie Imprint), D. Emery BunnMichael W. GriffithDylan HearnK. N. LeeLoren NealLuther Siler

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