Author Caldric Blackwell
Blackwell is the author of the early chapter book The Enchanted River Race, the
picture book The
Boy Who Couldn't Cry Wolf, and the middle grade novel The Missing Alchemist.
Blackwell began writing fiction while
studying English and psychology at the
California, Santa Barbara. After dabbling with short stories geared
toward adults, he turned his focus toward writing children's books.
His debut work, The
Enchanted River Race, was published in December
Icasm Press. The book is an early chapter book targeted at ages six and
up. The story follows the adventures of three friends as they journey
enchanted river in their village's annual race.
Blackwell's second book, released in November 2014, is a
titled The Boy Who
Couldn't Cry Wolf.
The story revolves around Byron Woodward, a six-year-old werewolf who
is self-conscious about his inability to howl. The reader follows Byron
on his journey to learn how to howl before the full-moon ceremony at
the end of the month.
His newest release is a middle grade book called The Missing Alchemist, the first book in the Young Alchemist series. The story follows fourteen-year-old alchemy student Craig Pike as he
searches for his kidnapped
Blackwell is currently working on the second book in the Young Alchemist series.
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