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Children's Fiction Fantasy & Magic

Sasha and Puck and the Potion of Luck

by (author) Daniel Nayeri

illustrated by Anneliese Mak

Albert Whitman & Company
Initial publish date
Mar 2019
Fantasy & Magic, Chapter Books, Mysteries & Detective Stories
Recommended Age
6 to 10
Recommended Grade
1 to 5
Recommended Reading age
7 to 10
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Mar 2019
    List Price
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Oct 2019
    List Price

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Sasha's father sells magic potions, but the potions don’t work. Can Sasha find a way to make the magic happen?
When local chocolate maker Ms. Kozlow comes to the Juicy Gizzard potion shop asking for luck, Sasha needs to find out why. Maybe Ms. Kozlow needs luck because she has a matchmaking appointment with Granny Yenta this afternoon. Can Sasha and Puck make it Ms. Kozlow’s lucky day?

About the authors

Daniel Nayeri was born in Iran and spent some years as a refugee before immigrating to Oklahoma at age eight with his family. He is the author of several books for young readers, including Straw House, Wood House, Brick House, Blow: Four Novellas. He lives with his family in New Jersey.

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Anneliese Mak is an Australian illustrator and animator currently living and working in Canada. She has a love for animals, scarves, checking the weather, and bread. She revels in the challenge of telling stories in a single image.

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Editorial Reviews

"...charming mystery for beginning chapter book readers."—Booklist

"An engaging kickoff well-stocked with vivid characters, yummy chocolates, and tantalizing hints of magic."—Kirkus Review

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