Katherine Applegate - Endling #1: The Last

We are proud to welcome Newbery Medalist (The One and Only Ivan) Katherine Applegate to the store as we celebrate the release of her new book, Endling: The Last, the first in a new series. In a starred review, School Library Journal says, "Fantasy lovers are in for a treat with this smartly paced, enthralling adventure. The heart and courage Byx and her companions must find as they stand up against unimaginable odds will inspire and delight. A sweeping fantasy epic that will have readers clamoring for a follow-up." This event is free and open to the public. We ask that you purchase yopur copy of Endling: The Last from The Book Stall in order to enter the book signing queue.  

Katherine Applegate thrilled readers with the action-packed Animorphs series. She stole our hearts with the award-winning The One and Only Ivan. Now she takes us on an unforgettable journey in this first book of an epic middle grade series!

Byx is the youngest member of her dairne pack. Believed to possess remarkable abilities, her mythical doglike species has been hunted to near extinction in the war-torn kingdom of Nedarra. After her pack is hunted down and killed, Byx fears she may be the last of her species. The Endling. So Byx sets out to find safe haven, and to see if the legends of other hidden dairnes are true.

Along the way, she meets new allies--both animals and humans alike--who each have their own motivations for joining her quest. And although they begin as strangers, they become their own kind of family--one that will ultimately uncover a secret that may threaten every creature in their world.

Building upon the success of her critically acclaimed novels such as The One and Only IvanCrenshaw, and Wishtree, while also returning to her action-packed fantasy roots of Animorphs, the Endling series is Katherine Applegate at her finest. With its enthralling characters, unique setting, and gripping adventure, this series is the perfect next read for fans of Rick Riordan, Brian Jacques, and Tui T. Sutherland.

Event date: 

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Event address: 

The Book Stall
811 Elm Street
Winnetka, IL 60093
Endling #1: The Last Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062335524
Availability: On Our Shelves Now....best to call before coming in to pick up.
Published: HarperCollins - May 1st, 2018

New York Times bestseller!