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Diane Zahler

Biography

Diane Zahler

Diane Zahler

Books by Diane Zahler

by Diane Zahler - Children's 8-12, Family Life, Fantasy, Fiction, Magic, Performing Arts

Eleven-year-old Mattie Marvelwood comes from a family of traveling performers. But the Marvelwoods have a deep secret. The acts they perform at carnivals, fairs and circuses are not just acts; their powers are real. The Marvelwoods have never met another performer with gifts like theirs until they join Master Morogh’s Circus of Wonders! But it turns out that Master Morogh’s true talent is stealing the gifts of others. When he steals Mattie’s brother’s vanishing ability, the family has to decide do they run or risk exposure by trying to beat the duplicitous ringmaster at his own game?

by Diane Zahler - Children's 9-12, Family, Family Life, Fantasy, Fiction, Friendship, Magic

Bee is an orphan, alone in a poor, crumbling kingdom. In desperation, she steals a bun from a bakery. To Bees surprise, the baker offers her a place at his shop. As she learns to bake, Bee discovers that she has a magical power. When a new friend desperately needs her help against an evil mage, Bee wonders what a small orphan girl with only a small bit of magic can do. Bees journey to help her friend becomes a journey to save the kingdom, and a discovery of the meaning of family.

by Diane Zahler - Youth Fiction

The classic fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty is transformed into a dazzling new story of two sisters fighting a powerful curse by Diane Zahler, the acclaimed author of THE THIRTEENTH PRINCESS. Briskly paced and full of lush descriptions, readers who enjoy the work of Shannon Hale and Gail Carson Levine will be swept away by this spellbinding novel.