This is Jadira, one of my favorite characters! He is a smelly buffalo-like creature. He's in all my books. He and Bodie have a very special relationship
The Heath Cousins
Addie B. and her cousins Jack, Beanie, and Bodie are mourning the loss of their grandmother Winnie.
While visiting their grandfathers beach house in Maine, Addie receives a mysterious treasure box once owned by her grandmother. In it is a moonstone ring and a mysterious poem from her grandmother. The poem leads Addie and her cousins to nearby Moonstone Cave where, together, they enter a secret and magical garden and embark on an adventure of a lifetime.
Along the way, they meet wonderful friends like Gemma, who reminds them all of a younger version of their grandmother; Jumani, a large white wolf; and Jadira, a strange and smelly creature whom they grow to love. During the adventure, they learn the most important lesson of allthey must work together if they want to escape the dangers ahead of them and find their way back home.
The Heath Cousins
In the Heath Cousins and the Kingsgate Bridge, Addie B.’s cousins come to spend Christmas with her in England. But Addie has just received an urgent message from Gemma that she is in trouble and needs the cousins to return to the Garden of Choice.
The cousins find their way back to Gemma’s home through a door in nearby Kingsgate Bridge.
But what awaits them is not the beautiful Garden they left behind, but a dying garden with no Gemma or Jumani, the white wolf, in sight.
Gemma has been taken by the evil Daiyu and the cousins, with the help of their smelly friend Jadira, must find and rescue Gemma before it’s too late.
Join the Heath Cousins on their second adventure to a land beyond their imagination.
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This is Bodie with one of the characters from Kingsgate Bridge. Bodie, with the help of his magical Tiger's Eye stone can communicate with animals. What special power would you like to have?