for Wizards Don't Need Computers by Debbie Dadey, Marcia Thornton Jones, and John Steven Gurney
The Bailey School Kids need to do a report on England. Howie picks Camelot as his topic, which is how he knows the new assistant at the library, Mr. Merle, looks just like the ancient wizard Merlin! The kids discover a crystal ball in Mr. Merle's office and learn that he has a huge goldfish named Arthur, just like the ancient king. Then Mr. Merle transforms the library into a medieval castle and starts mesmerizing kids with the magic of reading! Something strange is definitely going on. Could Mr. Merle really be a wizard? Publishing Schedule: Santa Claus Doesn't Mop Floors; Reissue #13; 10/07 Monsters Don't Scuba Dive; Reissue #14; 05/08 Werewolves Don't Run for President; Reissue #15; 07/08 The Bride of Frankenstein Doesn't Bake Cookies; Reissue #16; 10/08 Unicorns Don't Give Sleighrides; Reissue #17; 10/08 Wizards Don't Need Computers; Reissue #18; 02/09 Frankenstein Doesn't Plant Petunias; Reissue #19; 04/09
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