The Mysterious Pool
By Charlene McIver
Illustrations by Zoe Saunders
Published June 2021
Ready for an incredible adventure?
Come join Leigh, Tara, and Cosmo on their journey to
Grandma's mysterious property!
This multi-award-winning chapter book is full of hidden tunnels, magical potions, and talking animals that will captivate and amuse young readers and animal lovers. Learn about mother nature and the importance of protecting endangered species.
Leigh's wheelchair doesn't limit his exploration of the property
or his ability to help his friends protect its secrets.
Plus, he meets an ethereal guide who inspires him to go after
So, gear up and join Leigh, Tara, and Cosmo on their extraordinary journey to see what surprises await them!
Readers' Favorite is proud to announce that
"The Mysterious Pool" by Charlene McIver,
Zoe Saunders (illustrator) won the
Honorable Mention Award in the 2023 Children - Preteen category.
"Charlene McIver combines beautiful writing, mystery, adventure, magic, and superb black and white and color illustrations by Zoe Saunders in this
The Mysterious Pool is engaging, educational, and sometimes chilling.
It inspires kids and adults to help and protect our planet.
This tale will especially thrill every kid who dreams of understanding and speaking with animals. Through a magic elixir and a special book, children will learn that all animals should be respected and live free from man's restraint.
This fantastic story features courageous talking animals and magical elements that will fascinate young minds while fostering a love for animals and
Review by Emma Megan for Readers’ Favorite July 2023.