Book Two in the GODWIN/the Boy Magician series:Apello the Piffel,The evil sorcerer Kretch holds court in his castle on Saturn and hatches a new sinister plan with Blendin the Light Pirate to steal the Orb of Luna from the forces of Light, and at the same time wreak vengeance on Godwin. But by now, the Boy Magician has already grown a brand of magic that is not easily overcome ¡ª if only he will learn to use it before Blendin and the mad, greedy Marcom the Gemgnasher can seize it to serve their darker needs. Along the way, Godwin learns of the ways of earth magic from the Earth Fairy Landolen, befriends a dying dog and brings him back to life as an indestructible rock, a Piffel, whom he names Apello. Afterward, the two set out on a rescue mission to save the flower people, the Plories, from the clutches of the giant jewel devouring diamond, Marcom the Gemgnasher. In the end, in a final encounter with Kretch and the Scourge of Bramblehoards, it is Apello the Piffel who saves Godwin certain destruction, and becomes his lifelong friend. As Book Two in the Godwin the Boy Magician Series, Apello the Piffel brings to life a delightful set of characters and forms a turning point in this exceptional fantasy series for young readers and the young at heart. Apello the Piffel is also available in electronic book form at www.funwithscienceclub.comLook for Book One: The Rainbow Builders, and other books the in the Godwin/The Boy Magician series, wherever fine books are sold.