The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet

10 best books like The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet (Eleanor Cameron): The Princess and the Goblin, Half Magic, The City of Gold and Lead, Lord Valentine's Castle, Magic by the Lake, A House of Pomegranates, The Gap Into Conflict: The Real Story, Taran Wanderer, Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir, The Fire Cat

The Princess and the Goblin
AuthorGeorge MacDonald
Published in 1872, The Princess and the Goblin is one of the first books in the modern fantasy genre. This book had tremendous and very visible influence on all the (now much more famous) authors that came after it.

It is of course very dated. It does not match the standards that fantasy have created...
Half Magic
AuthorEdward Eager
Would you believe I grew up in Toledo, Ohio and never noticed while reading and re-reading this that it was set in my hometown? It's true. I don't know if I just figured ALL books were set there, and that's why the street names were so familiar or if I was just extraordinarily clueless. I figured it out finally...
AuthorJohn Christopher
Having by the skin of their teeth survived a cross-continental walk to freedom from the mind-control of the Tripods, Will and his friends now volunteer to risk their lives by joining those who enter the alien city as slaves of the Masters. First they must make another arduous journey and then triumph...
AuthorRobert Silverberg
Valentine, a wanderer who knows nothing except his name, finds himself on the fringes of a great city, and joins a troupe of jugglers and acrobats; gradually, he remembers that he is the Coronal Valentine, executive ruler of the vast world of Majipoor, and all its peoples, human and otherwise...

Magic by the Lake
AuthorEdward Eager
oh, Edward Eager, you really seem like a swell guy. a family man but not one of those mawkish mewling types who always seem to be about to burst into tears when they talk about their fam. you get kids and you don't bring a lot of sentimentality to the table either; you capture the cheerfulness & the mood...
A House of Pomegranates
AuthorOscar Wilde
Once upon a time there was a little collection of fairy tales called The House of Pomegranates by Oscar Wilde. I opened this book up and found a whole different book than the one I had expected! Is that a good or a bad thing? Well, I suppose both.

My familiarity with Mr. Wilde is pretty much based on...
The Gap Into Conflict: The Real Story
AuthorStephen R. Donaldson
Author of The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, one of the most acclaimed fantasy series of all time, master storyteller Stephen R. Donaldson returns with this exciting and long-awaited new series that takes us into a stunningly imagined future to tell a timeless story of adventure and the implacable...
AuthorLloyd Alexander
Taran is an Assistant Pig-Keeper no longer; he has become a hero. Now he dreams of winning the hand of the Princess Eilonwy. Eager to find his origins, Taran sets off with the faithful Gurgi on a quest across the marvelous land of Prydain. Their journey takes them to the three witches in the Marshes of Morva,...
Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir
AuthorLinda Ronstadt
In this memoir, iconic singer Linda Ronstadt weaves together a captivating story of her origins in Tucson, Arizona, and her rise to stardom in the Southern California music scene of the 1960s and ’70s.

Born into a musical family, Linda’s childhood was filled with everything from Hank...
The Fire Cat
AuthorEsther Averill
Pickles the fire cat to the rescue!

Pickles is a young cat with big paws who wishes to do big things with them! When he's adopted by the local firehouse, Pickles works hard to be a good fire cat. He learns to jump on a fire truck. He learns to help put out a fire, and he even helps out in a rescue.

The Brave Learner: Finding Everyday Magic in Homeschool, Learning, and Life
AuthorJulie Bogart
A joyful and accessible approach to homeschooling that harnesses children's natural curiosity and makes learning a part of everyday life, whether they're in elementary or high school

Parents who are deeply invested in their children's education can be hard on themselves and their kids....
AuthorEsther Averill
One wintry day a lonely stray cat wandered into the Royal Hotel. He chased mice so well that he was given the job of Hotel Cat. Tired of always spending time in the cellar Tom ventured upstairs and met the gentle Mrs. Wilkins, a longtime hotel resident who had the ability to communicate with cats. She encouraged...
The Compleat Traveller in Black
AuthorJohn Brunner
This is a collection of stories of the Traveller in Black. It is set in a world where chaos rules. One man - the man with many names, but one nature - is charged with creating order out of the warring forces of nature.

Imprint of Chaos (1960)
Break the Door of Hell (1966)
Rick Steves Pocket Munich & Salzburg
AuthorRick Steves
Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves! This colorful, compact guidebook is perfect for spending a week or less in Munich and Salzburg:

City walks and tours: Five detailed self-guided walks including a Munich city walk, Nymphenburg Palace tour, Sound of Music Tour, and...
Starman's Quest
AuthorRobert Silverberg
The Lexman Spacedrive gave humanity the stars, but at a fantastic price. Interstellar exploration, colonization and trade became things of reality. The benefits to Earth were enormous. But because of the Fitzgerald Contraction, a man who shipped out to space could never live a normal life on Earth...
The Heart of Mathematics: An Invitation to Effective Thinking
AuthorEdward B. Burger
The power and attractiveness of the subject of mathematics is often hidden from students who are in introductory courses. In this new, innovative overview textbook, the authors put special emphasis on the deep ideas of mathematics, and present the subject through lively and entertaining examples,...
The Anatomy Theater
AuthorNadine Meyer
An exciting first collection of poetry from an emerging talent, Nadine Meyer's The Anatomy Theater was a winner of the 2005 National Poetry Series Open Competition, selected by esteemed poet John Koethe. For over twenty years, the National Poetry Series has discovered many new and emerging voices...
The Godmakers
AuthorFrank Herbert
This book may be the ultimate secret agent novel.
It could also be the most insanely ambitious work of anthropological science fiction.
It's also a gold mine for anyone interested in Frank Herbert's work.

Let me explain...

The Godmakers is a fix-up novel, a cluster of short...
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