A funny, magical, colourful story collection for young children. The stories are: / Serena and the Sea Serpent -- in which a small girl discovers that being a Penguinmaid is too much fun! / Bill the Inventor -- in which a young orphan discovers that finding ideal parents is very tricky indeed! / Blackbread the Pirate -- in which Peter discovers that the world beneath his feet is fraught with rude rats! / The Princess and the Beastly Beast -- in which Rinda discovers that monsters are not always so terrible on the inside! Garth Nix takes on a younger audience with this collection of magical adventures. His trademark fertile imagination and spellbinding storytelling is sure to capture a whole new generation of fans.
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"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." Northern EchoAbout the Author:
Garth Nix was born in 1963 and grew up in Canberra, Australia. After taking his degree in professional writing from the University of Canberra, he worked in a bookshop and then moved to Sydney. Besides being a full time writer, he has worked as a sales rep, publicist, editor, marketing communications consultant and literary agent. He now lives in Sydney with his wife, two sons and lots of books
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060843195
Book Description HarperCollins, 2007. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: In this delightfully inventive middle-grade collection, Nix invites a new audience to discover four fresh and funny fantasy worlds. Illustrations. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0060843195
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800608431991.0
Book Description HarperCollins, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060843195
Book Description HarperCollins, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060843195