The Nixie’s Song (Beyond the Spiderwick Chronicles #1)
The Spiderwick Chronicles leave the old-fashioned charm of New England far behind and head south for some fiendish faerie fun in the hot Florida sun. Eleven-year-old Nicholas Vargas only thinks his life has been turned upside down after his developer father remarries and moves his new wife and daughter into the soon-to-be completed Mangrove Hollow.
But an “expedition” to a nearby lake turns up a little nixie with a giant problem – the huge, lumbering, fire-breathing variety – and it’s up to Nick; his stepsister, Laurie; and his big brother, Julian (plus a familiar face from the original Spiderwick Chronicles) to figure out the best way to stop a host of rampaging giants before all of Florida goes up in smoke.
The Spiderwick Chronicles have flown south, but even the hot Florida sun has dulled the mysterious little creatures that bedevil the unsuspecting. This case involves a beguiling water creature, a pack of fire-breathing giants, and Nicholas Vargas, a preteen boy with problems of his own. A neat mix of the whimsical, the weird, and the exciting.
—Barnes and Noble