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The World Between Blinks

A new middle-grade adventure fantasy series by Ryan Graudin and Amie Kaufman. Add to your Goodreads, and subscribe to Amie's newsletter for the latest updates!

Discover a magical world where lost things are found.
Whenever cousins Jake and Marisol get together, adventure follows. They have their late Nana to thank for that. Her epic trips and treasure hunts were the stuff of family legend.
This summer, with the whole family reuniting for one last vacation at Nana’s home, the cousins are in for a legendary trip of their own.
Following a map Nana left behind, Jake and Marisol sneak out to a nearby lighthouse—then accidentally slip into another world! The World Between Blinks is a magical place where all kinds of lost things (and people!) end up. Everywhere they turn, the cousins find real mysteries from history—plus a few they thought were only myths.
But the man who holds the key to Jake and Marisol’s return journey doesn’t want to be found . . . and if the cousins don’t catch him fast, they could end up lost in this world for good.

Educators and parents: Click here to see a free teaching guide for The World Between Blinks, featuring loads of activities for before, during and after reading.


A fast-paced fantasy adventure that will appeal to genre fans and reluctant middle grade readers alike; purchase where lighthearted fantasies and series, such as Chris Colfer’s Land of Stories and James Riley’s Story Thieves, are popular. School Library Journal starred review

“Kaufman (the Aurora Cycle series) and Graudin (Invictus) take full advantage of the book’s inventive premise, introducing readers to a host of exciting historical oddities and concepts, including the Library of Alexandria, the Tasmanian Tiger, and Queen Nefertiti, all of which are detailed further in supplementary notes.” Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

“The authors deftly weave those elements into an enduring tale of love, loss, and memory. . .An inventive, heartwarming first book in a new middle-grade series.” —Kirkus Reviews

“[An] incredibly inventive story, chock-full of delightful descriptions and fascinating tidbits. Readers will have enormous fun following the cousins as they navigate their strange situation and piece together their place in it.” Booklist (starred review)


Hungary: Konyvmolykepzo
Australia: HarperCollins