The Taker and the Keeper
The Taker and the Keeper (The Red Monocle)
The Taker and the Keeper
Pat Perrin, Wim Coleman
Middle-schoolers Gregory Guest and Yolanda Torres have no intention of becoming heroes overnight. But as the only kids in Bainsboro who see that the world has gone horribly wrong, what choice do they have? Aided by their eccentric science teacher and Gregory's trusty red monocle, Gregory and Yolanda travel into the King Arthur legend to save today's real world from a legendary threat. As they ally themselves with the magician Merlin and his young apprentice to thwart the sorceress Morgan le Fay, these reluctant heroes must set whole worlds right again. The first book in the Red Monocle, The Taker and the Keeper will keep young readers up at night as they get swept away in this tightly-plotted adventure.

Book Details


  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Juvenile Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Gregory and Yolanda are normal kids who want to live normal lives. But that all changes once Gregory finds the monocle. He discovers a magical tunnel that leads him to an extraordinary place. Once he discovers that his science teacher, Ms. McDougal, is somehow connected with this, the plot has only begun to thicken. Gregory and Yolanda must now save the "real" world from the evil sorceress Morgan le Fay, and set things right once and for all.

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