Spirited Vesper Holly has crossed mountains on camelback and narrowly escaped earthquakes. But even she is surprised when President Ulysses S. Grant appears on her doorstep and asks for her help.
Notables from around the world have come to Philadelphia for the Centennial Exposition of 1876. Also attendance, however, is the notorious, evil Dr. Helvetius. And only Vesper can thwart his most insidious, ingenious, and far-reaching scheme ever...
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Book Description Puffin, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110142301442
Book Description Puffin, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reissue. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0142301442
Book Description Puffin, 2002. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Vesper Holly has foiled murderers, crossed mountains, and narrowly escaped earthquakes. Now she's home in Philadelphia, where she can relax-until President Ulysses S. Grant asks for her help. The Centennial Exposition of 1876 is about to begin, and luminaries from around the world will be there. But so will Vesper's arch-nemesis, the evil Doctor Helvetius. There's only one person who can thwart his evil plans-Vesper Holly! "A combination of historical fact, nonstop danger and intrigue, and masterful writing." (The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books). Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0142301442