North Branch Library is closed until further notice due to restroom plumbing issues.

A spell for Chameleon: Xanth Series, Book 1

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Xanth volume 1.
Magic of Xanth volume v. 1.
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
For use in schools and libraries only. Until Good Magician Humphrey lends a hand, Bink is the only inhabitant of Xanth who has no magic.
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
Reading Level:
Level 6.2, 18 Points
Lexile measure:
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID c3dbfa06-b951-4a3f-2b5d-65a2354da8cb
full_title spell for chameleon
author anthony piers
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2018-03-19 22:43:56PM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level UG
accelerated_reader_point_value 18
accelerated_reader_reading_level 6.2
author Piers Anthony
author_display Anthony, Piers
collection_catalog Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Green Hills - Adult Fiction

Piers Anthony's bestselling Xanth series is one of the cornerstones of fantasy, a lively and whimsical interpretation of a genre often criticized for taking itself too seriously. Anthony's first Xanth novel, A Spell for Chameleon, was initially edited to target a more traditional audience. Now, in an eBook exclusive, A Spell for Chameleon has been reworked line by line--its language matching the simpler, playful way with words that made Piers Anthony an enduring fan favorite.

Xanth is an enchanted land where magic rules, a land of centaurs and dragons and basilisks where every citizen has a unique spell to call their own. For Bink of North Village, however, Xanth is no fairy tale. He alone has no magic. And unless he gets some--and fast!--he will be exiled. Forever.

But the Good Magician Humfrey is convinced that Bink does indeed have magic. In fact, both Beauregard the genie and the magic wall chart insist that Bink has magic as powerful as any possessed by the King, the Good Magician Humfrey, or even the Evil Magician Trent. Be that as it may, no one can fathom the nature of Bink's very special magic. This is even worse than having no magic at all . . . and he still faces exile!

format_catalog Book, eBook
format_category_catalog Books, eBook
id c3dbfa06-b951-4a3f-2b5d-65a2354da8cb
isbn 034525855, 9780345347534, 9780345454300, 9780345536440
item_details ils:CARL0000118601|35192047744572|Green Hills - Adult Fiction|Fiction Anthony|||1|false|false|||||Checked Out||GH||, overdrive:2d313d99-0e74-4a90-9b6f-f2ad03627dec|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,OverDrive Read,Kindle Book|Available Online||||, overdrive:fc6aa13d-520c-4b20-85aa-e56d174d5fe7|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,OverDrive Read,Kindle Book|Available Online||||
itype_catalog , Book
lexile_score 750
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog Fiction Anthony
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Green Hills, Green Hills Kids
primary_isbn 9780345347534
publishDate 1977, 2002, 2012
record_details ils:CARL0000118601|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Ballantine Books,|1977.|344 p. : map ; 18 cm., overdrive:2d313d99-0e74-4a90-9b6f-f2ad03627dec|eBook|eBook||English|Random House Publishing Group|2012|, overdrive:fc6aa13d-520c-4b20-85aa-e56d174d5fe7|eBook|eBook||English|Random House Publishing Group|2002|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog ils:CARL0000118601|35192047744572|Checked Out|Checked Out|false|false|true|false|false|true||||, overdrive:2d313d99-0e74-4a90-9b6f-f2ad03627dec|-1|Available Online|Available Online|false|true|true|false|false|false||||, overdrive:fc6aa13d-520c-4b20-85aa-e56d174d5fe7|-1|Available Online|Available Online|false|true|true|false|false|false||||
series Magic of Xanth, Magic of Xanth, The, Xanth
series_with_volume Magic of Xanth|v. 1., Xanth
subject_facet Fantasy fiction, English, Xanth (Imaginary place) -- Fiction
title_display A spell for Chameleon
title_full A Spell for Chameleon Xanth Series, Book 1, A spell for Chameleon / Piers Anthony
title_short A spell for Chameleon
title_sub Xanth Series, Book 1
topic_facet Fantasy, Fantasy fiction, English, Fiction, Humor (Fiction), Thriller, Xanth (Imaginary place)