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Fablehaven

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For centuries, mystical creatures of all description were gathered to a hidden refuge called Fablehaven to prevent their extinction. The sanctuary survives today as one of the last strongholds of true magic in a cynical world. Enchanting? Absolutely. Exciting? You bet. Safe? Well, actually, quite the opposite...

Kendra and her brother Seth have no idea their grandfather is the current caretaker of Fablehaven. Inside the gated woods, ancient laws give relative order among greedy trolls, mischievous satyrs, plotting witches, spiteful imps, and jealous fairies. However, when the rules get broken, an arcane evil is unleashed, forcing Kendra and Seth to face the greatest challenge of their lives. To save her family, Fablehaven, and perhaps the world, Kendra must find the courage to do what she fears most.

Hardcover, 368 pages
Published on June 14, 2006 by Shadow Mountain
ISBN-10: 1590385810
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  • kathead
    katheadSunday, May 29, 2016 at 1:37 pm
    Fablehaven is a place where brother and sister Seth and Kendra must go for 17 days while their parents are out on a cruise. To make matter's worse, fablehaven is run by an old man. Their grandpa to be exact. But while they were expecting a boring trip with their grandpa, something almost magical happens.
    • inventor60
      inventor60Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 10:13 am
      Their grandfather is the keeper of Fablehaven home to mythical creatures, working hard to prevent extinction. When Seth and Kendra break a few rules, evil comes along making them face the biggest challenge of their lives.
      • pupsrule11
        pupsrule11Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 3:56 pm55 stars
        This was a great book, filled with adventure and spirit, demons and fairies. A great read for anyone who likes mystery, fantasy, and adventure. I love this book!!!
        • bailey2005
          bailey2005Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 11:15 am55 stars
          This is an AMAZING book. Brother and sister, Seth and Kendra, find themselves staying at their grandparents' house, in the middle of nowhere, who they barely know. There, they are told to NEVER go into the woods with a capital N. As in, they probably should not have. While Seth strays into the woods, drawn by the mystery and beauty of it, Kendra is dazzled by the hummingbirds, that are attracted to the sparkling surface of a jewel encrusted mirror. She soon learns that they are faeries, who so dearly love their reflections. They can only be seen if you drink the milk of their giant cow. Soon, mid summers night comes. That is when all the monsters in the woods can come into their yard. Seth and Kendra are told to stay in their room... But sometimes things can just be too tempting... Join Seth and Kendra on this action packed, mysterious, beautiful story that will keep you on your toes, (or wings), the entire time.
          • readwriter
            readwriterTuesday, May 24, 2016 at 3:42 pm55 stars
            Kendra and Seth are going to stay with their grandparents while their parents go on a cruise. At first, they're reluctant to go, but then they find a very special secret about their grandparent's farm. It's really a magical home for mythical creatures called Fablehaven! But when Seth and Kendra accidentally put Fablehaven in great danger, it's up to them to save it. Can they save Fablehaven-and everyone who lives there, including their grandparents and themselves!-before it's too late?
            • angelina2
              angelina2Monday, May 23, 2016 at 8:18 am55 stars
              OOOOH I like it already It sounds like youv'e been taking awhile for this book to be the greatest.
              • dogofrantic
                dogofranticMonday, May 23, 2016 at 2:41 am44 starsFeatured
                Fablehaven is an amazing tale about a girl named Kendra and her brother Seth, two siblings forced to spend their summer at their grandparents house. But when the two find an enchanting refuge for mystical creatures a journey will begin! With fairies, witches, imps and more the brother and sister find themselves in a magical world where fate will lead them to a rule breaking that will effect their family, and even the whole world. Fablehaven may be exciting and enchanting but is it safe? To save her family, Fablehaven and even the whole world Kendra must face her greatest fears. So there's just one question, CAN SHE!?!?! This book gets a four star from me! I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!
                • sadier
                  sadierSunday, May 22, 2016 at 11:12 am55 stars
                  The Fablehaven book series is very entertaining and keeps you going. They are good fantasy books with a mixture of mystery. my friends and i love these books and would all recommend them.
                  • snicker9
                    snicker9Friday, May 20, 2016 at 5:09 pm55 stars
                    When Kendra and her brother Seth are forced to spend their summer with their grandparents while their parents are away on a trip. But when they arrive they find their grandparent's place full of secrets and mystery. For one thing their grandmother is nowhere in sight. Then they learn that many mystical creatures are hidden on a refuge called Fablehaven. It turns out their grandfather is the current caretaker. But it is a dangerous job, with many threatening creatures. But on Midsummer's Eve a rule is broken and evil is unleashed. Kendra and Seth must find the courage to save their family from the terrors of Fablehaven. I loved this series, especially the first book. I recommend this book for middle grade and above. I rate this book 5 out of 5 stars.
                    • cheetahluver
                      cheetahluverWednesday, April 6, 2016 at 6:44 pm55 starsFeatured
                      Fablehaven is the first book in the Fablehaven stories, and starts the 5-book series off with a great start. The two main characters are Kendra- the clever older sister- and Seth- the mischievous younger brother. They are sent off to stay with their grandparents for the summer, but it immediately turns out that Fablehaven is a lot different than they expected! When a sudden crisis occurs, Kendra and Seth must save Fablehaven- and the world! This is packed with action, adventure, and fantasy that you could never dream of!

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