The Forest of the Frendibles

Marty Donnellan

Published by Loblolly Press
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Synopsis: Frendibles are small, intelligent creatures who live in the pine forests of the southern United States. No bigger than baking potatoes, they wear clothes and walk upright on short, stubby legs. They live in abandoned foxholes, mole burrows or the holes left by the roots of fallen pines. They have many friends, a few enemies, and lots of adventures! By the author of "Henbit and the Roly-Poly" and "Cloth Characters: A Book of Doll Patterns and Ideas". "The Forest of the Frendibles", fantasy adventure for ages 10-14. Set in a rolling pine forest in the southern United States, the story follows the adventures of elderly matriarch Henbit and her clan of frendibles after some of them are captured by a family of humans. The adult humans seek to exploit the frendibles and destroy their forest home, while the two teenagers and their young sister fight to save them. On a different level the battle is fought between the beautiful but mysterious hawk Tegera and the corrupt and corrupting crow Vlandival. Another wonderful character is the intelligent though untrustworthy misfit Herman. Neither frendible nor human, Herman exists uneasily in both worlds and is the link between them. Like all of Marty's wholesome family fiction, "The Forest of the Frendibles" is sometimes funny, sometimes sad, with underlying themes of redemption and hope.

About the Author: Marty Donnellan is a writer, dollmaker and graphic designer. Some of the frendibles characters started out years ago as original cloth dolls. The setting for Marty's stories as well as the hawk and crow characterizations come from observations of life around her place in north Georgia, which, like the stories, contains woodland, field, river and thicket. Marty doesn't guarantee happy endings in her stories so much as hopeful ones.

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Title: The Forest of the Frendibles
Publisher: Loblolly Press
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Marty Donnellan
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ISBN 10: 150010776X ISBN 13: 9781500107765
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Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. Paperback. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 276 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.6in.Protected by the hawk Tegera, frendibles are small creatures who live in the woods, meadows and thickets of the southern U. S. Henbit is a bossy, opinionated pine frendible with two bratty younger sisters. Her world is turned upside down when one of them runs away. Henbit, who has never left the forest either, sets out to find her. She expects Tegeras help, but the hawk, too, has disappeared. With no other options, Henbit is forced to rely on her other sister, prank-loving Sweetflag. Soon she discovers that not only are both sisters lives at stake, but the existence of all frendibles is jeopardized. As Henbit journeys to new places, makes new friends and faces new enemies, her assumptions about life and love are put to the test. Can she rescue those she loves before its too late Will she ever see her beloved pine forest again Will she and her sisters ever learn to get along Henbit and Her Sisters is Book One of The Forest of the Frendibles series. This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9781500107765

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