Friday, December 2, 2016

Book Review: The Adventures of Fawn by Al E. Boy

The Adventures of Fawn
By Al E. Boy
Genre: Children's Fiction
Book Description:
The series is a ‘coming of age’ tale set in the year 1849. It tells of the adventures of Fawn, the precocious young daughter of legendary reindeer, Comet and Vixen. Initially, she has no friends and spends her days alone in the stable at Santa’s Village. She argues with her parents…wanting the freedom to go outside the Village to explore. But her parents forbid her to go outside by herself.

Declaring, “I don’t care how dangerous it is…I want some fun and excitement!” Fawn starts sneaking out each day. She makes friends quite readily, but just as quickly finds herself in dangerous situations.

Book 1-‘Til the Last Snowflake Falls, introduces the host of characters and finds Fawn a prisoner of a conniving sea captain intent on capturing arctic animals to sell to a New York City zoo.

In Book 2- The Ona Pendulum, Fawn and friends must stop an evil former elf princess from destroying the device which enables Santa and company to live for hundreds of years. In the process, she learns how young Kristoff Kringle went from making hand-crafted toys in his family’s workshop, to being an icon of Christmas, and leader of hundreds of elves.

In Book 3 -Far And Yet So Near, a mysterious stranger gains control of Santa’s reindeer, who mindlessly march off toward destinations unknown. Fawn and her companions trail
them, trying to find a way of freeing them, and encounter many dangers along the way. Santa and his wizard friend, Wajic, appear in the nick of time to save the day, but explosions suddenly catch everyone by surprise. The stranger ‘reindeer-naps’ Fawn, and she’s spirited off to England…with no way of knowing if her parents and Santa are still alive, and no way of escaping and getting back to the North Pole.

Book Review:

The Adventures of Fawn is absolutely adorable! I enjoyed this story so much! WIth the main chracter being a sweet, adventerous raindeer, Fawn. This collection of stories is perfect since the holiday season is coming around! As a reader that mainly enjoys fiction novels that enjoy human leads, I really had a fun time reading The Adventures of Fawn. Honestly this book is perfect for all ages. I think it'll interest all folks. I liked that Fawn explored many different places and people. Santa to the cunning elf princess. Again, I think anyone should try The Adventures of Fawn out! Overall I give The Adventures of Fawn five stars for an adorable adventure!
Author Bio:
Through almost 40 years as a Santa Claus, Al E. Boy developed quite a repertoire of tales to explain and answer the many questions children ask about Santa, the North Pole, his reindeer, and his friends, the elves.
It was this collection of tales which prompted him to begin writing The Adventures of Fawn. Through the young daughter of legendary reindeer Comet and Vixen, he's been able to weave an exciting, colorful, imaginative world which will delight readers of all ages!
Mr. Boy not only hopes you enjoy these tales, but make reading them part of your Christmas traditions, as well.

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