The arrival of Federico Lampo and his travelling circus brings a new threat to Drabville when the children are kidnapped and transported to the grim world of the Conjuors' Realm.
Lord Aldor, assisted by Ringmaster Lampo and the vicious Contessa Bombasta, is plotting to conquer the fairy province of Mirth. . The children embark on a quest to warn the Queen of Mirth, encountering some fearsome obstacles, not least the ferocious Grin Bandits and their tooth-extracting apparatus.
As the day of battle draws near, Milli and Ernest realise that if Lord Aldor defeats them, theirs won't be the only lives at stake...
About the Author
Alexandra Emily Adornetto lives in Melbourne and is an only child. She has loved stories for as long as she can remember. Her family includes a three-legged cat called Rosie-Mittens, and a spaniel, Muffy-Boo, who features in this very book! The Shadow Thief, the first book in The Strangest Adventures series, was written when she was thirteen years old and inspired by J.M. Barries' Peter Pan. Alexandra is also a keen debater and performer. Whatever career Alexandra pursues in the future, she hopes to continue writing books for children.
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Series: Strangest Adventures
Audience: Teenager / Young Adult
For Ages: 10+ years old
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 1st March 2008
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Dimensions (cm): 19.3 x 13.4 x 3.4
Weight (kg): 0.456