"Audacious as it is inventive—and a mite horrific, to boot... Thomas’ dark fantasyland is a page-turner... A highly original, well-illustrated fairy tale/horror story." — Kirkus Reviews
The Slug Queen Chronicles: The Complete Season One Boxed Set by S.O. Thomas takes young readers on a fantastical adventurous journey through a magical realm, filled with creatures that will enchant and captivate the imaginations of readers and keep them intrigued until the very end. The narration is detailed and there is never a dull moment in the story. The plot has mystery, intrigue, suspense, adventure, fantasy, whimsy, action, and the characters and their portrayal will enchant young readers and leave them with memories of fairies and mind-probing monsters.
Intricate and full of magic, Thomas’s story brings a modern feel to the classic fairy tale while recognizing the power of love and friendship. The intricately woven chapters, a layered plot, crisp prose, multi-dimensional characters, endless twists, and a fully realized magical setting make for a deeply engrossing story that readers will be reluctant to put away. The extremely cute illustrations are an absolute delight to look at.