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Shannon Hale - Dean Hale - The ​Princess in Black and the Giant Problem
_With ​a noisy giant crashing around the kingdom, the Princess in Black uses the Sparkle Signal to call ALL her heroic friends together--for the biggest adventure yet._ The Princess in Black is ready for her snowy playdate with the Goat Avenger and the Princess in Blankets. It's a perfect day to build snow monsters and battle them for practice. But just when they're about to wage battle, a huge foot smashes their snow monster. "SQUASHY!" It's a giant, and it's smashing everything in its path! The giant is too strong for the three friends, so the Princess in Blankets has an idea: it's time to light the Sparkle Signal and summon help. With a rising crescendo of a plot and a delightfully surprising ending, the latest adventure in the New York Times best-selling series features all the Princess in Black's friends as heroes for the first time.

Shannon Hale - Dean Hale - The ​Princess in Black Takes a Vacation
_Even ​monster-battling princesses get tired sometimes! But a peaceful time away is hard to find as the humorous New York Times best-selling series continues._ After battling monsters all night, a sleepy Princess in Black decides that she needs a vacation. After all, the Goat Avenger, a new hero who looks oddly familiar, has offered to protect the goats while she takes a much needed break. The very next day Princess Magnolia rides her bicycle to the seaside, where the air is salty, the sun is shiny, and the sea is as blue as monster fur. But just as Princess Magnolia is about to take a nap on her hammock, she hears a "ROAR!" Seriously? A monster? On the perfect beach? Impossible! Could a sea monster really ruin this vacation for the Princess in Black?

Shannon Hale - Dangerous
Maisie ​Danger Brown just wanted to get away from home for a bit, see something new. She never intended to fall in love. And she never imagined stumbling into a frightening plot that kills her friends and just might kill her, too. A plot that is already changing life on Earth as we know it. There's no going back. She is the only thing standing between danger and annihilation. From NY Times bestselling author Shannon Hale comes a novel that asks, How far would you go to save the ones you love? And how far would you go to save everyone else?

Shannon Hale - Princess ​Academy (német)
Miri ​lebt in ärmlichen Verhältnissen, Hunger und harte Arbeit kennt sie nur zu gut. Doch dann nimmt ihr Leben eine märchenhafte Wendung: Der Prinz verkündet, dass er seine zukünftige Braut unter den Mädchen ihres Dorfes wählen wird! Aber Prinzessin will gelernt sein! Darum wird auch Miri auf die Princess Academy geschickt. Doch hier geht es alles andere als vornehm zu. Zickenkrieg und Intrigen sind nur der Anfang ...

Shannon Hale - Dean Hale - The ​Princess in Black and the Case of the Coronavirus
_Available ​as a free digital booklet, here is a child-friendly coronavirus public service announcement starring the Princess in Black and her friends from the New York Times best-selling series!_ In the words of author Shannon Hale: “LeUyen, Dean, and I are all parents self-isolating at home with our children. The anxiety and distancing are difficult enough for our older kids, but we know that younger kids might be having an even harder time. We hoped that it would help if a familiar book friend like the Princess in Black talked them through it. Even the Princess in Black is staying home! Even Princess Sneezewort had to cancel playdates! LeUyen had the idea of creating a short comic to download and share widely so that caregivers could have an extra tool for talking to children. Our goal is both to help kids understand what’s going on and to help them feel less alone.”

Shannon Hale - Once ​Upon A Time
Read ​these exclusive introductions to all your favorite characters to find out what their lives are like at home! A new chapter is about to begin at Ever After High, and all the students are preparing to start their Legacy Year. In just a few weeks it will be Legacy Day when they will sign the Storybook of Legends and commit to live out their fairy-tale destiny, repeating the famous stories of their parents. This volume collects together for the first time 12 short tales, including five BRAND-NEW stories. For the first time, find out what Dexter and Darling Charming, Cedar Wood, Lizzie Hearts and Kitty Cheshire were doing just before school started. This collection also includes the stories of Apple White, Raven Queen, Madeline Hatter, Briar Beauty, Ashlynn Ella and Hunter Huntsman, and the fairy tale The Tale of Two Sisters, which were previously only available online. Don't miss this Once Upon a Time special edition of enchanting stories by bestselling and Newbery honor-winning author Shannon Hale.

Shannon Hale - Enna ​Burning
Enna ​and Princess Isi became fast friends in The Goose Girl, but after Isi married Prince Geric, Enna returned to the forest. Enna's simple life changes forever when she learns to wield fire and burn anything at will. Enna is convinced that she can use her ability for good--to fight Tira, the kingdom threatening the Bayern borders--and goes on secret raids to set fire to the Tiran camps and villages. But as the power of the fire grows stronger, she is less able to control her need to burn. In her recklessness she is captured by the Tiran army and held captive by a handsome, manipulative young captain who drugs her to keep her under his influence. Can Isi and her old friends Finn and Razo rescue her without sacrificing themselves? And with the fire still consuming her, will Enna find a way to manage the gift that threatens to destroy her?

Shannon Hale - Dean Hale - The ​Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare
_It’s ​mayhem at the science fair! A squishy goo monster is a challenge for the Princess in Black — but luckily some science-loving princesses are on hand to help._ Princess Magnolia is excited. Excited and nervous. She’s going to the Interkingdom Science Fair today to present her poster about seeds and plants, and when she arrives, she sees that her friends are there too! Princess Honeysuckle made a mole habitat, Princess Sneezewort has built a blanket fort, and Tommy Wigtower has a talking volcano that’s saying “EAAAAT!” Wait, what? A surprise goo monster makes this a job for the Princess in Black, and the Princess in Blankets is on the scene to lend a hand. But will two masked heroes be enough to save the science fair? A little scientific problem-solving — and a lot of princess power — will make the sixth entry in the New York Times best-selling series a smash hit.

Shannon Hale - Dean Hale - The ​Princess in Black
_Who ​says princesses don’t wear black? When trouble raises its blue monster head, Princess Magnolia ditches her flouncy dresses and becomes the Princess in Black!_ Princess Magnolia is having hot chocolate and scones with Duchess Wigtower when . . . Brring! Brring! The monster alarm! A big blue monster is threatening the goats! Stopping monsters is no job for dainty Princess Magnolia. But luckily Princess Magnolia has a secret —she’s also the Princess in Black, and stopping monsters is the perfect job for her! Can the princess sneak away, transform into her alter ego, and defeat the monster before the nosy duchess discovers her secret? From award-winning writing team of Shannon and Dean Hale and illustrator LeUyen Pham, here is the first in a humorous and action-packed chapter book series for young readers who like their princesses not only prim and perfect, but also dressed in black.

Shannon Hale - Dean Hale - The ​Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party
_Inconvenient ​monster alarms, a sparkly array of princess guests, and spot-on slapstick pacing make for a party readers will celebrate._ Today is Princess Magnolia’s birthday party, and she wants everything to be perfect. But just as her guests are arriving . . . Brring! Brring! The monster alarm! Princess Magnolia runs to the broom closet, ditches her frilly clothes, and becomes the Princess in Black! She rushes to the goat pasture, defeats the monster, and returns to the castle before her guests discover her secret. But every time Princess Magnolia is about to open her presents, the monster alarm rings again. And every time she rushes back—an inside-out dress here, a missing shoe there—it gets harder to keep the other princesses from being suspicious. Don’t those monsters understand that now is not a good time for an attack?

Shannon Hale - Dean Hale - The ​Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde
_It’s ​a case of monstrous cuteness as the Princess in Black encounters her biggest challenge yet: a field overrun by adorable bunnies._ Princess Magnolia and her unicorn, Frimplepants, are on their way to have brunch with Princess Sneezewort, an occasion Frimplepants enjoys more than anything in the world. But just when he can smell the freshly baked bread and the heaping platters of sugar-dusted doughnuts, Princess Magnolia’s glitter-stone ring rings. The monster alarm! After a quick change in the secret cave, Princess Magnolia and Frimplepants are transformed into the Princess in Black and her faithful pony, Blacky. But when they get to the goat pasture, all they can see is a field full of darling little bunnies nibbling on grass, twitching their velvet noses, and wiggling their fluffy tails. Where are the monsters? Are these bunnies as innocent as they appear?

Shannon Hale - Kind ​of a Big Deal
From ​Shannon Hale, bestselling author of Austenland, comes Kind of a Big Deal: a hilarious, madcap story that will suck you in―literally. There's nothing worse than peaking in high school. Nobody knows that better than Josie Pie. She was kind of a big deal―she dropped out of high school to be a star! But the bigger you are, the harder you fall. And Josie fell. Hard. Ouch. Broadway dream: dead. Meanwhile, her life keeps imploding. Best friend: distant. Boyfriend: busy. Mom: not playing with a full deck? Desperate to escape, Josie gets into reading. Literally. She reads a book and suddenly she's inside it. And with each book, she’s a different character: a post-apocalyptic heroine, the lead in a YA rom-com, a 17th century wench in a corset. It’s alarming. But also . . . kind of amazing? It’s the perfect way to live out her fantasies. Book after book, Josie the failed star finds a new way to shine. But the longer she stays in a story, the harder it becomes to escape. Will Josie find a story so good that she just stays forever?

Shannon Hale - Fuego ​y hielo
La ​amistad entre Conor, Abeke, Meilin y Rollan es cada vez más fuerte. Los vínculos con sus espíritus animales, también. Al fin están los cuatro en paz con su presente, y eso les da fuerzas para encarar los peligros que lesdepara el futuro. Con lo que no cuentan es con que los fantasmas del pasado aparezcan para sacudir sus convicciones. El siguiente talismán que deben obtener está en un desierto helado, custodiado por una bestia feroz. Obtenerlo es muy peligroso. Pero más peligroso aún es no saber de quién fiarse, y ver cómo un enemigo despiadado juega con tus sentimientos.

Shannon Hale - Best ​Friends
A ​National and New York Times Bestseller! The creators of Real Friends Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham are back with a true story about popularity, first crushes, and finding your own path in the graphic novel, Best Friends. Follow your heart. Find your people. Sixth grade is supposed to be perfect. Shannon’s got a sure spot in the in-crowd called The Group, and her best friend is their leader, Jen, the most popular girl in school. But the rules are always changing, and Shannon has to scramble to keep up. She never knows which TV shows are cool, what songs to listen to, and who she’s allowed to talk to. Who makes these rules, anyway? And does Shannon have to follow them? A School Library Journal Best Book of 2019 A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book of 2019 A National Public Radio (NPR) Best Book of 2019 One of NBC Today's 26 Best Kids' Books of 2019 2020 Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Books of the Year List

Shannon Hale - Midnight ​in Austenland
When ​Charlotte Kinder treats herself to a two-week vacation at Austenland, she happily leaves behind her ex-husband and his delightful new wife, her ever-grateful children, and all the rest of her real life in America. She dons a bonnet and stays at a country manor house that provides an immersive Austen experience, complete with gentleman actors who cater to the guests' Austen fantasies. Everyone at Pembrook Park is playing a role, but increasingly, Charlotte isn't sure where roles end and reality begins. And as the parlor games turn a little bit menacing, she finds she needs more than a good corset to keep herself safe. Is the brooding Mr. Mallery as sinister as he seems? What is Miss Gardenside's mysterious ailment? Was that an actual dead body in the secret attic room? And-perhaps of the most lasting importance-could the stirrings in Charlotte's heart be a sign of real-life love? The follow-up to reader favorite Austenland provides the same perfectly plotted pleasures, with a feisty new heroine, plenty of fresh and frightening twists, and the possibility of a romance that might just go beyond the proper bounds of Austen's world. How could it not turn out right in the end?

Shannon Hale - A ​Wonderlandiful World
At ​Ever After High, everyone is expected to sign the Storybook of Legends, pledging to follow in their fairytale parent's footsteps. But when Raven Queen came along, things became fairy, fairy confusing. Now no one's destiny is certain, not even for the most royal of them all, Apple White.When a mysterious being from Wonderland begins to infect Ever After High with a strange magic, everything goes topsy-turvy. The students transform into animals and objects, palace mice talk, and the beautiful green grounds on campus fade to black-and-white. Lizzie Hearts, Wonderland's future queen, Cedar Wood, daughter of Pinocchio, and Madeline Hatter, heir to the Mad Hatter's Hat and Tea Shoppe, seem to be the only ones who haven't completely lost their heads. It's up to them to save their best friends forever after from a curse that threatens to give their school-and their lives-a very unhappy ending.

Shannon Hale - The ​Storybook of Legends
At ​Ever After High, an enchanting boarding school, the children of fairytale legends prepare themselves to fulfill their destinies as the next generation of Snow Whites, Prince Charmings and Evil Queens...whether they want to or not. Each year on Legacy Day, students sign the Storybook of Legends to seal their scripted fates. For generations, the Village of Book End has whispered that refusing to sign means The End-both for a story and for a life. As the daughter of the Evil Queen, Raven Queen's destiny is to follow in her mother's wicked footsteps, but evil is so not Raven's style. She's starting to wonder, what if she rewrote her own story? The royal Apple White, daughter of the Fairest of Them All, has a happy ever after planned for herself, but it depends upon Raven feeding her a poison apple in their future. What if Raven doesn't sign the Storybook of Legends? It could mean a happily never after for them both.

Shannon Hale - Book ​of a Thousand Days
When ​Dashti, a maid, and Lady Saren, her mistress, are shut in a tower for seven years for Saren’s refusal to marry a man she despises, the two prepare for a very long and dark imprisonment. As food runs low and the days go from broiling hot to freezing cold, it is all Dashti can do to keep them fed and comfortable. But the arrival outside the tower of Saren’s two suitors—one welcome, and the other decidedly less so—brings both hope and great danger, and Dashti must make the desperate choices of a girl whose life is worth more than she knows. With Shannon Hale’s lyrical language, this forgotten but classic fairy tale from the Brothers Grimm is reimagined and reset on the central Asian steppes; it is a completely unique retelling filled with adventure and romance, drama and disguise.

Shannon Hale - Princess ​Academy
Miri ​lives on a mountain where, for generations, her ancestors have quarried stone and lived a simple life. Then word comes that the king's priests have divined her small village the home of the future princess. In a year's time, the prince himself will come and choose his bride from among the girls of the village. The king's ministers set up an academy on the mountain, and every teenage girl must attend and learn how to become a princess. Miri soon finds herself confronted with a harsh academy mistress, bitter competition among the girls, and her own conflicting desires to be chosen and win the heart of her childhood best friend. But when bandits seek out the academy to kidnap the future princess, Miri must rally the girls together and use a power unique to the mountain dwellers to save herself and her classmates.

Shannon Hale - Das ​Buch der tausend Tage
Dashti ​ist fünfzehn als sie mit Lady Saren in einen Turm eingesperrt wird. Lady Saren hat einem grausamen Verehrer die Ehe verweigert und muss dafür büßen. Jetzt liegt es in Dashtis Händen, für sich und ihre Herrin zu sorgen. Doch da erscheinen gleich zwei Anwärter um Lady Sarens Hand – einer willkommen, der andere eine dunkle Bedrohung. Sie bringen Hoffnung und Gefahr, nicht zuletzt für Dashti, die sich in einem gewagten Spiel als Lady Saren ausgibt ...

Shannon Hale - River ​Secrets
Razo--short, ​funny and not a great soldier--is sure it's out of pity that his captain asks him to join an elite mission--escorting the ambassador into Tira, Bayern's great enemy. But when the Bayern arrive in the strange southern country, it's Razo who discovers the first dead body. He's the only Bayern able to befriend both the high and low born, people who can provide information about the ever-increasing murders. And he's the one who must embrace his own talents in order to get the Bayern soldiers home again, alive.

Shannon Hale - Forest ​Born
Rin, ​Razo's little sister, is haunted by the forest she has always loved. When Razo invites her back to the city to be one of Queen Ani's waiting women, she happily accepts...only to end up on the adventure of her lifetime, following the queen, Enna, and Dasha into the countryside in search of a fire-starting enemy that no one can see. As she learns more about the three women's magical talents, she finds her own strength comes from places both expected the forest and unexpected the sound of her own voice. A brilliant addition to the "Books of Bayern', this book is a treat for fans of this series, and stands alone for readers who might be discovering the joys of Shannon Hale's writing for the first time.

Shannon Hale - Dean Hale - The ​Legend of Shadow High
A ​dangerous story is bubbling and almost all the Narrators are scared to tell it. Cracks in the World of Stories are spreading, and the ominous Shadow High is gaining power. Only one young, brave Narrator, Brooke Page, is ready to tell this tale. As the first cracks show, Frankie and Draculaura are accidentally transported to Ever After High, where they meet Raven Queen and Apple White. After the girls recover from the shock of learning that fairytales and monsters are real, they discover that the Evil Queen has escaped her mirror prison in search of the ultimate power, hidden in Shadow High. Frankie, Raven, Draculaura, Apple, and Brooke must stop the Evil Queen and save the World of Stories from the evil that lurks in Shadow High!

Shannon Hale - Dean Hale - Rapunzel's ​Revenge
Once ​upon a time, in a land you only think you know, lived a little girl and her mother . . . or the woman she "thought" was her mother. Every day, when the little girl played in her pretty garden, she grew more curious about what lay on the other side of the garden wall . . . a rather enormous garden wall. And every year, as she grew older, things seemed weirder and weirder, until the day she finally climbed to the top of the wall and looked over into the mines and desert beyond. Newbery Honor-winning author Shannon Hale teams up with husband Dean Hale and brilliant artist Nathan Hale (no relation) to bring readers a swashbuckling and hilarious twist on the classic story as you've never seen it before. Watch as Rapunzel and her amazing hair team up with Jack (of beanstalk fame) to gallop around the wild and western landscape, changing lives, righting wrongs, and bringing joy to every soul they encounter.

Shannon Hale - Holnemvolt ​Csodaország
Minden ​a feje tetejére állt. De kinek a feje tetejére? Az Ever After High diákjai eddig kötelességtudóan aláírták a Mesehősök Végzetkönyvét, ezzel megfogadták, hogy eljátsszák a mesében előre megírt szerepüket. A suliba azonban betoppant Raven Queen, és már az elején mindent felbolygatott! Az örökség napján szembeszegült a sorsával, s azóta senki meséje nincs biztonságban, még az előkelő Apple White-é sem! A világ azonban akkor áll csak igazán a feje tetejére, amikor egy különös csodaországi lény beszabadul Holnemvoltországba, és kerge varázserejével mindent összezavar. Úgy tűnik, egyedül Lizzie Hearts, a Szívkirálynő lánya és Csodaország trónörököse nem bolondult meg teljesen. És persze a fából faragott Cedar Wood, Pinokkió lánya, na meg és Madeline Hatter, a Bolond Kalapos lánya sem. (Vagy legalább nem lett bolondabb, mint volt.) Most rajtuk áll, hogy megmentsék barátaikat a csodaországi varázslattól, ami megfosztaná őket és Holnemvoltország összes meséjét a boldog fusselvélétől.

Shannon Hale - Fire ​and Ice
The ​adventure continues in this fourth book of the epic multiplatform fantasy series. Cracks In The Ice Strange things are happening at the frozen edge of the world. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have crisscrossed Erdas in their quest to stop the ruthless Conquerors. Only the four of them, supported by the gifts of their legendary spirit animals, have the power to defeat an evil takeover. While chasing down a lead in the cold north, the heroes arrive at a quiet village where not everything is as it seems. Rooting the truth out of this deceptively beautiful place won't be easy - and the team is already out of time. The Conquerors are right behind them.

Shannon Hale - Ki ​a leggonoszabb a vidéken?
Az ​örökség napja után az Ever After High-ban minden a feje tetejére áll! Mivel Raven Queen nem írta alá a Mesehősök Végzetkönyvét, és nem fogadta el benne szereplő sorsát, akaratlanul is veszélybe sodorta Holnemvoltország lakóinak életét. Raven sem vágyik másra, mint hogy boldogan éljen, amíg meg nem hal, de akkor Hófehérke lánya, Apple White sem harapna soha mérgezett almába, és nem ébresztené őt fel soha csókkal a hercege. És még hányan vannak, akik a papírforma szerint szeretnék élni mesebeli életüket?! Raven nem akarta követni anyja, a Gonosz Királynő példáját, de talán mégis éppen ettől lesz ő a leggonoszabb. Tette ugyanis példaképül szolgál a zendülők számára, akik hozzá hasonlóan szabadon szeretnének dönteni saját sorsuk felől. Az iskola két csoportra szakad: előkelőkre és zendülőkre. Ellentétük káoszt, felfordulást és bizonytalanságot hoz az Ever After High-ba. A CSATÁROZÁSOK ÁRTATLAN ÁLDOZATOT KÖVETELNEK!

Shannon Hale - Palace ​of Stone
Coming ​down from the mountain to a new life in the city seems a thrill beyond imagining. When Miri and her friends from Mount Eskel set off to help the future princess Britta prepare for her royal wedding, she is happy about her chance to attend school in the capital city. There, Miri befriends students who seem so sophisticated and exciting . . . until she learns that they have some frightening plans. They think that Miri will help them, that she "should "help them. Soon Miri finds herself torn between loyalty to the princess and her new friends' ideas, between an old love and a new crush, and between her small mountain home and the bustling city. Picking up where "Princess Academy "left off, this incredible stand-alone story celebrates the joys of friendship, the delight of romance, and the fate of a beloved fairy tale kingdom.

Shannon Hale - Dean Hale - The ​Princess in Black and the Bathtime Battle
_Something ​smells like trouble! Can_ five _princess heroes and one Goat Avenger pool their talents to vanquish a monstrous stink?_ The Princess in Black is in a very stinky situation. A foul cloud is plaguing the goat pasture, and it smells worse than a pile of dirty diapers or a trash can on a hot summer day. But every time the Princess in Black and her friend the Goat Avenger manage to get rid of the odor, they accidentally blow it to another kingdom! Other masked heroes and their trusty companions show up to help, but how do you battle a stench when your ninja moves fail? Fans with a nose for slapstick will be tickled to see the six stalwart friends join their wits to take on an impossibly beastly stink.

Shannon Hale - A ​suttogó
"Anidori-Kiladra ​Talianna Isilee volt a becsületes neve, és a Kildenree nevű kiskirályság koronahercegnőjeként látta meg a napvilágot a születése után pontosan három nappal. Addig ugyanis ki sem nyitotta a szemét..." És bár egész életében arra készült, hogy egy szép napon királynő lesz belőle, a sors különös szeszélye folytán mégsem léphet szülőhazája trónjára. Mint minden földi halandónak, neki is meg kell tapasztalnia, hogy széles e világon minden másképpen van, mint aminek látszik: az udvarhölgy valójában közönséges szélhámos, a hűséges katonák mindenre elszánt bérgyilkosok, a libapásztorlány a trónörökös jegyese, a régi barát halálos ellenség, a testőr álruhás királyfi... Megakadályozható-e még a küszöbön álló háború szép szóval, meggyőzéssel és jóindulattal ebben a fenekestül felfordult világban? Vagy már a tündérmesékben is diadalmaskodik az ármány és az erőszak a józan ész, az igazság ellenében, elpusztítva az öröknek hitt emberi értékeket? A Grimm-testvérek költői regénnyé bővített, megannyi váratlan fordulatban bővelkedő meséjét - amely többek között ezekre a kérdésekre is választ ad - gyermekeknek és felnőtt olvasóinknak egyaránt ajánljuk.

Shannon Hale - The ​Unfairest of Them All
It's ​the aftermath of Legacy Day, the day when the students at Ever After High are supposed to pledge to follow in their fairytale parents' footsteps, and everyone is in a huff and a puff! Raven Queen, daughter of the Evil Queen, has refused to sign the Storybook of Legends, rejecting her story--and putting everyone else's in jeopardy. The Royal Apple White doesn't want to think Raven is being a rebellious pain, but Raven's choice means Apple might never get the poisoned apple, Prince Charming, and a kingdom to rule. Behind Apple stands the Royals, those who want to play by the book and embrace their stories. The Rebels, supporters of Raven, believe in breaking free from destiny and writing their own stories. But when the chaos and rivalry land wonderlandiful Madeline Hatter in trouble, Raven and Apple must bring the Royals and the Rebels together to shut the book on their feud before it threatens to end all of their Happily Ever Afters once and for all.

Shannon Hale - Dean Hale - Diana: ​Princess of the Amazons
From ​New York Times bestselling authors Shannon Hale and Dean Hale comes a heartfelt story about making mistakes, learning the hard way, and growing up to become a hero. Eleven-year-old Diana leads an idyllic life on the island of Themyscira. Cut off from the rest of the world, she's beginning to feel more and more isolated. Though she has a loving mother and many "aunties," she is an only child. THE only child child on the island, in fact. After an escapade goes wrong, Diana gets in trouble for not living up to the Amazonian standard. She just can't seem to measure up no matter what she does. Every other person on the island is an adult proficient in their trade and mighty in body, while she is gangly, sometimes clumsy, and not particularly good at anything. She's not Wonder Woman ... yet. What Diana needs is a friend; someone her own age whom she can talk to. But when she decides to take matters into her own hands, she may just make a monster instead of a friend.