Scholastic has announced plans to publish a seven book fantasy series called Spirit Animals. Brandon Mull will launch the series on September 10, 2013 with Wild Born
. Maggie Stiefvater will pen the second book in the series. The series will tie-in with an online game.
The series is set in the fantasy world of Erdas. In this world children who come of age are put through a ritual to determine if they have a "spirit animal." The series follows four children who are determined to have a spirit animal and a greater destiny. The children will have to unite to battle a dark force that has risen from long-forgotten lands.