Geoffrey Saign can often be found looking for interesting critters, and magic, while swimming, snorkeling, sailing, or hiking in the woods. His passion for nature and wildlife led to WhipEye (Winner, 2015 International Book Award; 2015 Outstanding Children’s Fiction), and previously his nationally endorsed book, Green Essentials: What You Need to Know About the Environment, as well as his books African Cats and Great Apes. He has a background in biology, assisted in field research with hummingbirds and humpback whales, and sailed as far away as Australia. With more than twenty years of experience working in special education, he has taught adults and children everything from sailing to novel writing. He won the Shabo Award. in 2010. He lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.
WhipEye Book 1, WhipEye Chronicles
WINNER 2015 International Book Award, Children’s Fiction, US Book News
WINNER 2015 Outstanding Children’s Fiction, IAN Book of the Year Awards
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Charlie, a thousand-year-old wise-cracking parrot, convinces animal nerd Samantha and her spunky side-kick Jake to save him and two worlds. The two children are hunted by magical Great Ones, and have twenty-four hours to decipher the supernatural staff, WhipEye, and find the courage to stop a traitorous guardian and his enslaved monstrous animals.
…a story about love, nature, wildlife, intuition, and trusting yourself…
WhipEye First Chapter
Gorgon Book 2 WhipEye Chronicles
Middle grade urban fantasy action thriller
Samantha and Jake have two days to save their poisoned parents, and only Gorgon—the cruel and scheming leader of Amazon Lessers—can help them. But Gorgon is planning to destroy KiraKu, and he pits Sam against Jake. Worse, Sam feels controlled by the supernatural staff, WhipEye, and Jake gains a dangerous weapon. Can their friendship survive its greatest test? Can Sam and Jake stop a war and save their parents? Mysterious creatures, dragons, and Gorgon force them into a life or death adventure that some will not survive……a story about love, nature, wildlife, intuition, and trusting yourself…