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Andrew Peterson's The Warden and the Wolf King named World Magazine's 2014 Children's Book of the Year




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NEWS SOURCE: Bozeman Media
July 31, 2014

Nashville, TN (July 31, 2014) ---- The reviewers are raving about Andrew Peterson's fourth and final book in the Wingfeather Saga series, The Warden and the Wolf King. The project has just been honored as World Magazine's 2014 Children's Book of the Year and announced in the publication's August 9th issue.

"Our selection committee members were considering several worthy titles when I received a copy of The Warden and the Wolf King," explains Janie B. Cheaney, Senior Writer at World Magazine. "Within a hundred pages or so, I realized that this was a real contender for World's 2014 Children's Book of the Year. Once they had a chance to read it, the committee agreed; our final vote was all but unanimous. Warden combines engaging characters, thrilling action, humor, and virtue in a cracking good story."

Additional media outlets are also heralding The Warden and the Wolf King, calling it "smart, funny, and addictive" (CCM Magazine), "a terrific book" (Christian Fantasy), saying they "could not put this book down" (Christian Book Notes) and that the story "will resonate with readers for years to come" (Examiner.com). Fans at Goodreads and Amazon are joining in on the accolades, while giving the book 5-star reviews, saying that it's "a must read!," "Absolutely beautiful," "An epic ending to an epic story." There are several upcoming reviews and interviews for The Warden and the Wolf King that include Moody/Chris Fabry Live! and This Is the Day, Publishers Weekly, Worship Leader Magazine, Parenting Christian Kids, YouthWalk Magazine, Campus Crusade for Christ, and Leading Hearts Magazine, among others.

The Dove-nominated singer/songwriter has returned to the recording studio to begin work on After All These Years, a retrospective album scheduled to release in November on Centricity Music. The project is a collection of Peterson's favorite songs from all his previous recordings, featuring new recordings of several earlier songs, as well as a few new compositions. For continued updates on Andrew Peterson please visit www.andrew-peterson.com, www.facebook.com/andrewpetersonmusic or on Twitter, @AndrewPeterson.

About Wingfeather Saga Series
The Wingfeather Saga series started almost 10 years ago when Peterson began writing On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness, which was published by Waterbrook/Random House in 2008. The second book, North! Or Be Eaten, released in 2009 and won the prestigious 2010 Christy Award for Young Adult Fiction. The third installment, The Monster in the Hollows, released in 2011. The epic tale has become a favorite of families around the world and has been compared to The Chronicles of Narnia, The Lord of the Rings, and Harry Potter.

About Andrew Peterson
Andrew Peterson is a man of many talents with a successful recording and songwriting career, as well as being an award-winning author and the host of a highly popular online creative community known as the Rabbit Room (www.RabbitRoom.com). Peterson will be releasing a new studio album later this year, while his current record, Light for the Lost Boy, received rave reviews from several media outlets hailing the project "as best album of the year," and garnered two 2013 Dove Award nominations. His previous project Counting Stars debuted at #1 on iTunes, and #6 on Billboard. His single, "Dancing in the Minefields," reached the Top 10 on the Christian AC chart, while the video for the song has received well over 1,000,000 views online. Peterson will embark on his 15th annual Behold the Lamb of God Christmas Tour in 2014.

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