A fantasy adventure series for emergent readers with a new monster to battle in every book! With movie-style adventure and excitement, first-person narration to take readers right into the heart of the story, and a fantastic array of amazing beasts brought to life with stunning illustrations, it’s an epic fantasy world, waiting to be explored.
When Leo opens his assignment envelope on his ninth birthday, two words stare back at him: TOP SECRET. But before he has time to ask any questions, he's whisked away beyond the village wall to meet his new boss, the Guardian. As the Guardian's apprentice, he must protect his village from the monsters that lurk in the surrounding forest. Armed with a slingshot of magical stones and a strange map, Leo is given his first mission—to do battle with an angry Armored Goretusk.