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Literary Review: The Guardians of Childhood (Book Three) by William Joyce

It finally arrived! The audiobook to the third book in William Joyce’s series “The Guardians of Childhood“. So who is next up to bat? The wonderful Tooth Fairy also known as Toothiana in William Joyce’s world.

According to the website Toothiana is noted as:

One of the most riveting and mysterious Guardians of all time!

The Tooth Fairy can spin herself into a multitude of selves, all depending on nightly teeth-placed-under-pillow rates. And her diminutive size is not at all indicative of how fierce of a warrior she can be — Pitch has no idea what he is up against.

No kidding. Via this particular novel we are given a glimpse of her parents and what happened to them and the backstory of how she came about to gather the tooths of children. Which technically is a lot, but we are also given a secondary antagonist who apparently has a major thing against Toothiana and has found itself aligned with Pitch Black (aka Bogeyman) in hopes of regaining his former glory.

So now the battle between good and evil is coming down on a more personal level.

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