Four funny, fantastical stories for readers 7-11
yrs, from the fertile imagination of internationally acclaimed author,
Rude pirates, enchanted penguins, strange inventions, a brave princess and a very beastly beast all feature in this collection. Black and white illustrations throughout. Perfect for kids who love to laugh and imagine.
About The Author
Garth Nix has worked as a literary agent, marketing consultant, book editor, book publicist, book sales representative, bookseller, and as a part-time soldier in the Australian Army Reserve. Garth' s books include the award-winning fantasy novels Sabriel, Lirael and Abhorsen; and the cult favourite YA SF novel Shad' s Children. His fantasy novels for children include The Ragwitch, the six books of The Seventh Tower sequence, and The Keys to the Kingdom series. More than five million copies of his books have been sold around the world; his books have appeared on the bestseller lists of The New York Times, Publishers Weekly, The Guardian and The Australian; and his work has been translated into 37 languages. He lives in a Sydney beach suburb with his wife and two children.
'A magical collection Nix's fertile imagination and storytelling looks set to capture a new generation of fans.' - Waterstone's Books Quarterly'A wonderful collection of crazily magic short stories by a truly brilliant author. A totally original book which should have readers clamouring for more' - UK Northern Echo'A book for every young reader; Nix has scored a winner.' - Mechele R. Dillard, Amazon reviews
For Ages: 7 - 11 years old
Number Of Pages: 228
Published: 1st August 2008
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 13.1 x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.22