The Wingfeather Saga Continues

A week or two ago we got something really cool in the mail. Really cool.

This:

Oh my! The boys and I have had a blast digging into Andrew Peterson’s third installment in the Wingfeather Saga. The saga tells the tale of Janner, Kalmar, and Leeli Igiby Wingfeather. In the first book:

We meet the children and their good ole’ dog, Nugget. We get to know their no-nonsense mother and their reformed pirate grandfather. We meet the mysterious Peet the Sock Man. We learn of family secrets along with the children. We visit the town of Glipwood which is ruled by the wicked Fangs of Dang and their leader, “a nameless evil, an evil whose name was Gnag the Nameless.”

The second book, North! Or Be Eaten, follows their journey filled with more Fangs, hidden identities, and a fight for freedom and to preserve the Jewels of Anniera, their homeland.

The Monster in the Hollows picks up where North! Or Be Eaten left off. I can’t blow the story, of course, because I want you to read it. But I will say that there are some unexpected twists and turns, that I love the characters even more, and that I am reminded to remember that I am a child of the King.

Also, having a box of Kleenex nearby is essential. I read ahead (yes, yes, I did) and so I knew how it ended. One would think I’d be prepared to read without bawling. But, no, last night when the boys and I finished, I was reading through my sobs.

These books are really good! And great for both adults and kids.

This week I’ve got one set of The Wingfeather Saga to give away, complements of the author, Andrew Peterson.

To Enter:

Simply leave a comment on this post.

For extra entries:

This giveaway will be open until Sunday, May 29th at 8 pm PST. Winner will be chosen at random and notified via email.

This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Amawest@!

Disclosure: I received a review copy of the book. I was not compensated to publish positive statements. All opinions are my own.

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  1. Renata Sommerville says:

    My boys love this series and just finished the 2nd one. Good timing!

  2. My 8-year-old just finished book 1, and now he’s itching to get going on North! Now I can start on #1.

    Thanks for this recommendation–I’ve been an Andrew Peterson fan since he was on the coffeeshop tour in the 90s, but I hadn’t a clue he’d become an author till I read it on your blog last winter!

  3. Billie Gann says:

    Sounds like a great summer reading series.

  4. Would love to explore this new series with my kids.

  5. misty gorman says:

    we are always looking for new series to peak our interest. this is a great giveaway!

  6. Sounds wonderful! We’re always up for a good read.

  7. Sounds like a great series! I’d love to win a set :)

  8. I had never heard of these books but now through your post, I am intrigued! My children are grown but I have 3 grands that would love this series!!

  9. Kristen deweese says:

    I follow you and Andrew Peterson on Facebook:). Would love to read these!

  10. I have “Liked” you and Andrew Peterson on FB!

  11. Haven’t started this series yet, but sounds right up my boys’ alley!!

  12. I am following you and Andrew Peterson on Twitter!

  13. Melanie K. says:

    My kids would love this!

  14. Wow! These look great! I have never heard of them before now. My girls and I read books together and these look perfect! Thanks for the giveaway.

  15. Melanie K. says:

    I already was following you on FB..I am now following Andrew on FB as well :)

  16. Melanie K. says:

    And I am now following both you and Andrew on Twitter :~)

  17. I just liked you and Andrew Peterson on Facebook! Thanks!

  18. This will be perfect for the Summer for my son & I!
    I already like you on FB. I’ll like Andrew too! Hugs.
    Em

  19. Whitney says:

    This looks perfect to read out loud to my boys this summer!

  20. Awesome giveaway!

  21. Whitney says:

    I am following you both on Facebook!

  22. Whitney says:

    Following you both on twitter!

  23. Tansy Chaudhary says:

    Mt boys would love and eat this stuff up. I follow you and Andres on FB!

  24. Vanessa says:

    I would love to win this.

  25. Jessica says:

    We are currently obsessed with Narnia and these look like they might be a good change!

  26. Michelle says:

    Always up for more books in the house! :D

  27. This looks like a great set of books to read over the summer!

  28. My oldest daughter is looking for some new reading material. This sounds like it would be grea!

  29. Joanna Mattas says:

    This looks like a great series, and one all of my kids would enjoy!

  30. Joanna Mattas says:

    Like you both on FB

  31. That sounds like a series we would LOVE around here! Can’t believe I haven’t heard of it before!

  32. The books sound great!

  33. Pamela J says:

    These look like great books. My son would love to share these with me. Thanks for a great giveaway!

  34. Follow you on facebook

  35. Just clicked to follow Andrew on FB

  36. Christy says:

    My husband would love these now, and my little boys (I’m sure) will love them later (they’re both under 2 right now)!!

  37. TallyMichelle says:

    Yay! Great books! Thanks for this…

  38. Christy says:

    Also, I follow you on Facebook.

  39. TallyMichelle says:

    Already like y’all on FB…

  40. TallyMichelle says:

    …and follow you both on Twitter!

  41. Sara Z. says:

    Sounds like a great series. My step-daughter and my niece would devour these (and I wouldn’t be too far behind them!) :)

  42. Fun giveaway. Thanks!

  43. Cheryl G says:

    I can’t wait to check out these books- all four of my sons like this type of fantasy story, and it’s a challenge to find real quality in this genre!

  44. Cheryl G says:

    I “like” Andrew Peterson on FB:)

  45. I just started book #1 and I was laughing out loud so much (just from the first few pages) that I decided I had to read it out loud to my husband. :-) I’d love to win a copy of the set!!

  46. Brittney says:

    I’ve heard so much about these and have never read them… But want to! I have 2 young boys who would love to read them someday too!

  47. And for my second chance, I just liked “Life as MOM” and “Andrew Peterson” on Facebook. Sad to say, I have no Twitter account for a third chance, but I’ll hope for the best with two. ;-) Thanks for introducing these books to me!

  48. These look great. I checked my local library and they don’t have them. I would love to win them and read them with my kids. Thanks for the chance!

  49. This sounds interesting!

  50. Like you on FB, also Andrew Peterson.

  51. Brittney says:

    I already like you on FB… just added Andrew Peterson as well! Yay!

  52. Brittney says:

    Chance #3: following you both on twitter!

  53. Jessica says:

    This sounds like a series of books my children would enjoy very much!

  54. Both of my readers would love to try these books out!

  55. I read the first one and LOVE it!! I look forward to sharing the series with my kids – they are a bit young right now. Luckily, I love YA fiction :)

  56. Here is my second comment – I liked Andrew Petersen on FB – and I *already* liked you :)

  57. I am always looking for new books to get the boys excited about reading!

  58. Liked both on Facebook :)

  59. Trina Miller says:

    We are always looking for great books to read with our kids!

  60. Oooo! Oooo! Pick me! My hubby and I have been eagerly anticipating the release of the third book–our 3 year old isn’t quite ready for them yet.:)

  61. I’d love to win and have some fun summer reading for my daughter.

  62. Like you on FB :)

  63. Brittany says:

    I would love to read these… they definitely get rave reviews!!!

  64. Brittany says:

    I “liked” you both on Facebook!

  65. Oooo! I am always up for learning about a great new series! Especially for boys. Thanks so much for the giveaway!

  66. These books look like something my kids and I would really enjoy!

  67. Andrea Watts says:

    I would love to win

  68. Bemmanator says:

    Sounds like a great series! I am always on the lookout for a good read!! Thanks!

  69. Melanie says:

    These sound like great books, we just finished reading Little House on the Prairie books and are looking for another series to begin!

  70. We read the first book and want to read the second. Would love to win the third!

  71. Lynette says:

    Thanks for the great book suggestions! Always on the look-out for more books to read to the kids! Thanks for the give-away!

  72. Lynette says:

    I already “love” you on FB and I “liked” Andrew Peterson today too! Thanks again for the give-away!

  73. I “liked” both you and Andrew Peterson on FB. Thanks for the giveaway!

  74. I have wanted to read this series ever since you mentioned it, but PaperbackSwap is just too slow getting a copy to me. *Sigh* So, selfishly, I hope I win this!

  75. Sue Rogers says:

    It sounds like a great summer read-aloud for my 9 year old son and I!

  76. Stefanie says:

    I have been looking for some books my boys would be interested in reading this summer. Sounds like a great series!

  77. Thank you for the giveaway!

  78. looking for a good series for my 10 year old and me!

  79. Shaunta says:

    These books sound great.

  80. Wendy Lee says:

    Would love to have to read to my children this summer. Looks wonderful!

  81. I’ve been wanting to read these, and we need a summer read-aloud! Great timing!

  82. I liked you and Andrew Peterson on Facebook

  83. I’m following you and Andrew Peterson on Twitter.

  84. Now that all the boxes are unpacked I have been looking around for a new read aloud! These sound great!

  85. Sounds like something my kids would love!

  86. What an awesome giveaway. I was just at a soccer game and a mom was telling me about this series. I had never heard of it before. Now twice? Hmmmm, maybe luck is on my side!
    -Aimee

  87. Sarah J. says:

    I have heard of this series and have been wanting to read it. Thanks for the giveaway!

  88. These look like books both my husband and I would enjoy (and eventually our girls)…. it’s hard to find novels my husband enjoys, so it would be fun to win!!

  89. Sarah J. says:

    I like you and Andrew Peterson on Facebook.

  90. I like Life as Mom and Andrew Peterson on FB!

  91. Would love to win this series–looks like some great reading!

  92. I follow FishMama and Andrew Peterson on twitter!

  93. Joellen F says:

    I’ve heard great things about this series. I’d love to read it and then introduce it to my kids!

  94. sarah v. says:

    Thanks for posting this, I’ve been looking for a new series for my 10 year old son.

  95. Jen Fitzpatrick says:

    I think my boys would really love these books!

  96. I would love to read these but my library doesn’t have them. New books are a luxury for me.

  97. Sounds intriguing! Always good to have great books waiting!

  98. jennifer says:

    I am so excited to find something new for my 9 year old who goes through books like most people go though breakfast cereal!

  99. Kim in AZ says:

    Having boys ages 12, 10 and 8 (plus girls ages 5, 3 and 1), these sound like a series our family would enjoy. I’d love a chance to win!!!

  100. Michaela says:

    We would love these books for fun summer reading.

  101. Kim in AZ says:

    Followed both on facebook for extra entry please. Thanks so much for the opportunity to add some new great books to our shelf and home.

  102. Sarah N says:

    I want to win!! Sounds like a neat series!

  103. Whitney M says:

    Your description of the books has peaked my interest! I will have to read them!

  104. Natalie says:

    My son would love this series!!

  105. These books sound great!

  106. Kristen says:

    I would absolutly LOVE to read this series!!!

  107. Kristen says:

    I “liked” you both on facebook

  108. I would love free books, and I need some summer reading material.

  109. Would love to have these!!

  110. My son loves to read. I think he would really enjoy these.

  111. Melissa says:

    We all love to read and these would be a great addition to our family library!

  112. I’ll bet my son would love these! thanks for a chance to win

  113. This series sounds like just what I need to get my boy reading again! Thanks!

  114. Heather says:

    Sounds like we have 3 more books to add to our summer reading list!

  115. This would be so cool to win for my oldest son. Thanks for the chance.

  116. Jessika says:

    Sounds like an engaging saga! I ready to give my boy some great summer reading!

  117. I’ve been wanting to read these with my kids!

  118. These books look great! My oldest son is an avid reader and I can’t seem to keep enough books in the house to keep him constantly reading. I’m always looking for new books for him to try.

  119. I follow you on FB and now I follow Andrew Peterson too.

  120. stefanie says:

    Thanks for the heads up on this series. i haven’t heard of this one , but will definitely have to check it out at my local library. have your read the Alchemist by Michael Scott? It is also a series; four so far with the fifth due out soon. You should check them out. Have a great day!

  121. arianna conti says:

    I love to read with my older boy and it sounds like these books are just the kind he likes.

  122. I have 3 boys who love reading & the more exciting the better – these books look like they’re right up their alley! Thanks for the giveaway!

  123. Awe! Its so nice when you can find interesting books that are appropriate for shildren too.

  124. We read 2 chapters of a chapter book every night. We’d love to add these to our library.

  125. I found you through Andrew. I’ve liked you both on FB. :)

    I’m excited about your site. “On the road to joyful motherhood” sounds like the perfect ministry for my life right now. I’m also excited about the Wingfeather Saga! I love the books and would be thrilled to have a set to give away.

  126. Samantha says:

    My kids would LOVE this series! Thanks for the recommendation and the giveaway!

  127. Carol D. says:

    We are definitely a family that reads together, and would love to add this to the family favorites!

  128. I’m such a fan of Andrew Peterson’s storytelling — both in song and in text. Would love to win this series!

  129. Sign me up, I love a good book! A series, even better!

  130. I have a voracious reader at my house!

  131. Elizabeth says:

    Oh, I would love to win these!

  132. We LOVE these books. We are about 1 chapter away from finishing book 2. My children and I would love to win. Thank you!

  133. Oh, and I just “liked” Andrew Peterson!

  134. Elizabeth says:

    I like LAM and Andrew on FB

  135. Heather Abbott says:

    Looking for a new series to start with my two boys and this sounds like a good one! Thanks for the great givewaway!!

  136. Just wrote these down on our summer reading list (picked them off your site last night). So excited to have 2 readers our home this summer. Thanks for the recommendation and the chance to win them.

  137. Jennifer M says:

    I think that my son would love these books! And we are looking for great books to read over the summer…

  138. Jennifer M says:

    I like you and Andrew Peterson on fb.

  139. would love to read a good series this summer with the kids!

  140. Shawna Powell says:

    Oh! I am so excited! This would be great timing as we will be finishing out current read aloud soon. We’ve never read anything from this author but your review has me very intrigued. :)

  141. Shawna Powell says:

    Liked you both on facebook!

  142. Shawna Powell says:

    Following you both on twitter!

  143. This book (and series) sounds great! Exactly what the older kids are into. I am checking out Andrew Peterson on fb now.

  144. The books sound great. : ) Thanks for all the ways you bless us with your great ideas and encouragement!

  145. Just checked out Andrew Peterson on fb, and oh wow! – I didn’t realize it was THAT Andrew Peterson. I love “Dancing in the Minefields”! Cool! Definitely hit the “like” button for him, and for you too! What a happy happenstance.

  146. We are always looking for good books to read as a family. Thanks for the recommendation!

  147. I like Life As MOM and Andrew Peterson on Facebook.

  148. Sounds like a great book!

  149. Thanks for doing this giveaway. As new Peterson fans, we’re interested.

  150. Ooohhhh!! We just read one and two also, would loooove to be able to read the next one!!

  151. I have already liked both LAM and AP on fb, for a while now! :)

  152. We love Andrew Peterson in our house, and I have been wanting to read these for a while now. Winning a set would make that a whole lot easier. Thanks for the chance! :)

  153. Sounds like a fun read!

  154. My boys would love this!

  155. So glad you are getting Andrew Peterson’s name out there. He’s a tremendously talented singer/songwriter and author!! We just our copy of MITH and when my son isn’t reading it I’m sneaking it away to read it! Such good writing!!! My husband is trying to patiently wait his turn! Great, great books.

  156. We love everything AP does. Been fans for a long time and would love to read this series to our wee ones. We just finished all of Narnia and are reading The Hobbit now.

  157. I like you both on FB!

  158. MichelleH says:

    This series looks very good. I think my boys would love the books.

  159. I already follow you, FishMama on Twitter and now I follow AndrewPeterson!

  160. We are always looking for the “next” thing to read. Thanks for the recommendation.

  161. These books sound great! I would love to read them with my kids!

  162. I liked both you and Andrew Peterson on Facebook! :)

  163. A new series to investigate – cool!

  164. I love Andrew Peterson’s music – excited to read his books and share with my kids!

  165. I liked you both on Facebook too!

  166. We love Andrew Peterson and would love to read the his books!!

  167. I just liked both you and Andrew on FB !!

  168. Hi J- My son Peter is 9 and I think he would love this series.

  169. I “liked” you and Andrew Peterson on Facebook!

  170. Following you and Andrew Peterson on Twitter!

  171. Wow, this sounds like such a great series. I will definitely check it out to read with my homeschoolers!

  172. I like you and ANdrew on facebook, by the way :)

  173. Nichole says:

    I would love to check these out, both for ourselves (in a few years, when the children are older) and for my niece and nephew, who are the perfect age for them now (and live in a third-world country where they most certainly are not available).

  174. Charity L. says:

    I love books! Thanks for the giveaway.

  175. Would love to win a set for my kidlets!

  176. My daughter loves to read and needs some new books.

  177. Melissa says:

    Wow! These sound great! We are always looking for good read-aloud books, especially if there is s series! :-)

  178. I love these kind of books (for myself!) and I can’t wait until my daughter is old enough to read them :)

  179. I like you and Andrew on Facebook

  180. I follow you and Andrew on Twitter

  181. I bought this for my little brother and read the beginning of it. Reading your post makes me want to finish it, now! :)

  182. Gotta add this to the summer reading, my kids would love it!

  183. Michelle says:

    This sounds like a great series. I’d love to read it with my boys!

  184. My son is still too young for this, but I’m already looking ahead for books when he’s older.

  185. Would love to read these with my boy.

  186. We LOVE this series and haven’t had a chance to order the new one! So glad to read such a great review !

  187. I follow both you and AP on Twitter (alredd)

  188. I like both you and AP on Facebook (and have for a while!)

  189. I would love to win!

  190. Yay! A new series! I love reading and my kids are catching the vision too! I love hearing about new quality literature.

  191. Liked both on Facebook!:)

  192. beth lehman says:

    These look great! I don’t know these titles, so I’m excited about finding something new to read aloud (and something my 10 y.o. hasn’t read!!). Thanks! elizabethlehman@hotmail.com

  193. I always love to hear about a new series, and this one sounds incredible. We would love to win!

  194. I have liked you and been following you on facebook for a while now, and I’ve enjoyed your posts very much. Now, I’ve liked Andrew Peterson too. :)

  195. I really want to win, I want to read these to my son.

  196. I “like” both of you on facebook.

  197. Awesome! Never heard of these books before.

  198. Follow both on twitter. @randi094

  199. I was just reading your post on FB when you added this, too! I would love to win a copy to share with my children.
    Thank you for your encouraging words.
    Tina

  200. My son’s a voracious reader. This looks like a series we should check out!

  201. Like both of you on FB.

  202. Follow both of you on twitter. @mkmusicgal

  203. Sounds like a wonderful series my boys would love! Always up for a good book :)

  204. I love andrew peterson and have been wanting to read these books for awhile now!

  205. Bec Munro says:

    That’s awesome! We’re always up for starting a new series! :)

  206. Bec Munro says:

    I already ‘like’ Life as Mom, but I just ‘like’d Andrew Peterson :)

  207. I just finished the third book last night. As a children’s minister, I would love to pass these books along to some kids in my ministry.

  208. I can’t wait to get these for my children to enjoy this summer.

  209. my grandaughter would love to read this….but I think I will read it first

    gram122@comcast.net

  210. This sounds like a great series. We homeschool and I’m always looking for a good read aloud.

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