Simon & Schuster.Simon & Schuster Simon & Schuster
U.S. publishing company. It was founded in 1924 by Richard L. Simon (1899–1960) and M. Lincoln Schuster (1897–1970), whose initial project, the original crossword-puzzle book, was a best-seller.
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Susan Cooper's The Magician's Boy (06-8987622X, $14.95) tells of Boy, who does all the grunt work for a magician who puts on a puppet puppet, human or animal figure, generally of a small size and performing on a miniature stage, manipulated by an unseen operator who usually speaks the dialogue. play. One day he can't locate a puppet--and the Magician is transported to a strange Land of Story where he must find the puppet to gain freedom. Boy's adventures will reach ages 8-12 in an easy reader packed with action. Coleen Murtagh Paratore's The Wedding Planner's Daughter (0689873409, $15.95) tells of a pre-teen who moves to a new town, meets a new best friend, and encounters a possible new father in her English teacher Sam: all these positive changes are affected by one big negative in this fun, zany story of romance and change. Older teen readers will appreciate Charmain Hussey's The Valley Of Secrets (0689878621, $16.95), in which a distant uncle's death brings Stephen to find he's the only heir to a great estate in the countryside. His journey to his new home brings him to a puzzling puz·zle
v. puz·zled, puz·zling, puz·zles
1. To baffle or confuse mentally by presenting or being a difficult problem or matter.
2. abandoned mansion MANSION. This term is synonymous with house. (q.v.) 1 Chit. Pr. 167; 2 T. R. 502; 1 Tho. Co. Litt. 215, n. 35; 9 B. & C. 681; S. C. 17 E. C. L. R. 472, and the cases there cited; Com. Dig. Justices, P 5; 3 Serg. & Rawle, 199. , a recluse uncle, and a confrontation with a mysterious presence in the house. When Stephen discovers his great-uncle's diary and journey through the Amazon, a strange truth evolves which will make Stephen the keeper Keeper may mean: