Today is National Ice Cream Day! Of course, we went right for a double-scoop of magic.
Jonah plopped a spoonful of Chocolate Orange Switcheroo into my glass. “Try this one.”
I took a small bite to start with. The ice cream melted against my tongue, sweet and fruity and smooth. Then came the switcheroo part — a chocolate fudgy flavor that caused the corners of my jaws to tingle with happiness.
A Snicker of Magic
It was a serious offense to invite a Deep Witch to cross the border of the Five Kingdoms. They had been banished many years before, together with werewolves and sorcerers.
The Bag of Bones
When I awoke my eyes opened on two gray eyes in a white stroobly head. Small pinfeathers were sticking out of the stroobly down, like feathers in an Indian quiver. The blue beak curled down in a snarl and up in a smile.
“Oh, Frightful,” I said, “you are a raving beauty.”
My Side of the Mountain
Jean Craighead George
Raffa turned to watch the bird as it soared behind them. It was a great-tufted owl, easily the biggest he had ever seen. It banked in a smooth curve, barely moving a feather—then headed back toward them.
The owl came at them again, its vicious talons extended for a strike.
Forest of Wonders (Wing & Claw, #1)
Linda Sue Park
Not for nothing, though, was Harry the youngest Seeker in a century. He had a knack for spotting things that other people didn’t. After a minute’s weaving about through the whirl of rainbow feathers, he noticed a large silver key that had a bent wing, as if it had already been caught and stuffed roughly into the keyhole.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
J. K. Rowling