The Secrets of Droon

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Author: Abbott, Tony
Grades: 2 - 4
2 boys and a girl help save a magical world that they accidentally find when they clean up the boy's basement.

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Review Date Title Rating Mini Series Series No. Comments
05/24/2018 Moon Magic Not Acceptable Special Edition 5
Children go to the future and the past to save the magical world. In the future a boy and girl hug "it was an embrace that never seemed to want to end"; page 127 illustration.
05/24/2018 Under the Serpent Generally Acceptable 12
Picture of a sea serpent/lady in low cut outfit on cover - somewhat cartoonish.
05/24/2018 Voyage of the Jaffa Wind Acceptable 14
Children help rescue their friends
05/24/2018 The Tower of the Elf King Generally Acceptable 9
Unimportant mentions of children mixed swimming.
05/24/2018 The Treasure of the Orkins Acceptable 32
Children help recover a stolen treasure
05/24/2018 The Sleeping Giant of Goll Generally Acceptable 6
Children prevent the bad guy from getting more power. An innocent hi-five between boys and girl.
05/24/2018 The Race to Doobesh Generally Acceptable 24
Children prevent beasts from creating powerful armor. Unimportant mention of children seeing a movie in a theater.
05/24/2018 The Riddle of Zorfendorf Castel Acceptable 25
Children try to stop bad guys from using a portal to their world.
05/24/2018 The Mysterious Island Acceptable 3
Children help save magical world.
05/24/2018 The Mask of Maliban Generally Acceptable 13
Children try to prevent bad guys from getting a magical mask. One of the children discovers that he has magical powers. Non-religious mention of Halloween. Minor language: doofus.
05/24/2018 The Moon Dragon Acceptable 26
Children join townspeople in battle with the bad guys. A bit more violence than the other books in this series, but still pretty tame.
05/24/2018 The Hidden Stairs and the Magic Carpet Acceptable 1
2 boys and a girl help save a magical world that they accidentally find when they clean up the boy's basement.
05/24/2018 The Great Ice Battle Acceptable 5
Children help save the city from an ice curse.
05/24/2018 The Hawk Bandits of Tarkoom Generally Acceptable 11
Children help destroy an evil city that reappears from the past. Girl is happy to see her friends (boys) so she hugs them- not romantic. Language- weird, creeps.
05/24/2018 The Isle of Mists Acceptable 22
Kids help prevent evil man from taking over the world.
05/24/2018 The Golden Wasp Acceptable 8
Children accidentally bring something from the magic world into their world, thereby upsetting the balance between the worlds
05/24/2018 The Genie King Questionable Special Edition 7
Children try to find a medallion in a city that is in a bottle. Very subtle boy/girl, some children might miss it. One accidental hug (p66 chapter. 5) some blushing, goodbye hug (pg. 167 chapter.12) language- dummy, dumb, minor bathroom humor. Subtly alludes to Santa Claus but never mentioned by name.
05/24/2018 The Final Questionable Special Edition 8
Conclusion to series, children save the magical world. Language- creepy. Non-religious xmas, non romantic negiah.
05/24/2018 The Coiled Viper Acceptable 19
Children chase bad guys who came into their world from the magic world.
05/24/2018 The Chariot of Queen Zara Acceptable 27
Children rescue world from evil genie.
05/24/2018 Search for the Dragon Ship Acceptable 18
Children rescue world from evil princess.
05/24/2018 Quest for the Queen Acceptable 10
Children help save the queen.
05/24/2018 Queen of Shadow Thorn Acceptable 31
Children are not sure if they should trust a queen from the future. Book ends very uncertainly - are the children OK or not?
05/24/2018 Pirates of the Purple Dawn Acceptable 29
Children prevent bad guys from the past from building an evil city.
05/24/2018 Knights of the Ruby Wand Generally Acceptable 36
Kids try to find a magical wand to rescue their friends. A bit convoluted for younger readers. Non romantic negiah. Language- weird, dudes
05/24/2018 Journey to the Volcano Palace Generally Acceptable 2
Children go into a secret volcano to steal back a magical jewel. Lies to his mother to protect magical land. Language-weird, stinky, dumb, creepy.
05/24/2018 Into the Land of the Lost Acceptable 7
Children go to a ghost land to save their friend.
05/24/2018 In The Shadow of Goll Acceptable 28
Kids unsuccessfully try to rescue their friend from being transformed into a villain. Sad. Language- creepy.
05/24/2018 Flight of the Blue Serpent Generally Acceptable 33
Children battle bad guys and give a dying serpent back his scale. Girl holds hand of boy she thinks is dead and cries. Somewhat scary.
05/24/2018 Escape from Tabar-Loo Acceptable 30
Children help rescue the king and queen.
05/24/2018 City in the Clouds Generally Acceptable 4
Children visit an invisible flying city and help prevent the bad guy from gaining power. The Guardians of the magical city are dinosaurs - no mention of years.