Horns and Wrinkles

River trolls, rock trolls, fairies, crickets, and curses combine to form a clever and enchanting story in Joseph Helgerson's Horns and Wrinkles. Set along a northern stretch of the Mississippi River, the novel follows Claire, a young girl constantly bullied by her cousin Duke.

Claire has always heard stories about a spell upon the river causing strange "rivery" occurrences, but she didn't know the truth to the legends until Duke sprouted a strange - and constantly growing - horn. Claire also never anticipated helping Duke nor enlisting the aid of river trolls to do so.

Horns and Wrinkles was a charming and creative book. The mix of magic and mythology with a local flair made the tale unique and enjoyable - a fun story for readers of all ages.

2 Response to "Horns and Wrinkles"

  1. Selva Kumar R says:
    July 11, 2010 at 11:50 AM

    I'm coming to know about wonderful books and great authors(new to me) only after reading blogs like this.

  2. Captain Nick Sparrow says:
    July 11, 2010 at 5:17 PM

    This sounds really cute! I think I'll add it to my wishlist.

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