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Serafina and the Twisted Staff

Serafina and the Twisted Staff (Paperback)

By Beatty, Robert

Once hidden in the dusty basement of the Biltmore Estate where her pa worked as hired help, young Serafina now struggles to adjust to her new life of airs and graces upstairs in the grand house. Uncertain about what the discovery of her mother in the forests that surround the hou... read full description below.

ISBN 9781405284158
Barcode 9781405284158
Published 1 August 2016 by Egmont UK Ltd
Format Paperback
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Series The Serafina Series (part: 2)
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ISBN-13 9781405284158
ISBN-10 1405284153
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Egmont UK Ltd
Imprint Egmont Books Ltd
Publication Date 1 August 2016
International Publication Date 12 July 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Beatty, Robert
Series The Serafina Series (part: 2)
Category Thrillers
Crime & Mystery
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Number of Pages 400
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 25mm
Weight 273g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code 674992

Description of this Book

Venture into the magical and mystical world of Serafina and the Twisted Staff - the sequel to the New York Times bestselling and Goodreads Choice Awards finalist, Serafina and the Black Cloak. Once hidden in the dusty basement of the Biltmore Estate where her pa worked as hired help, young Serafina now struggles to adjust to her new life of airs and graces upstairs in the grand house. Uncertain about what the discovery of her mother in the dark forests that surround the house means, Serafina finds herself caught between two very different lives. But when a sinister arrival threatens her whole world, Serafina and her new friend Braeden must solve the mystery of this new evil before it engulfs everything - and everyone - they've ever known...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review REVIEWS FOR SERAFINA AND THE BLACK CLOAK This gripping, suspenseful tale is sure to be a page turner! (Amightygirl.com) GOODREADS: Voted #1 Middle Grade Novel of 2015 Hauntingly beautiful... A mysterious and captivating read... A page-turner that I read in two days. A riveting mixture of historical fiction, fantasy, and mystery. Fast-paced, suspenseful, and written with beautiful imagery. Sure to be a hit with my students! (Goodreads) Each new clue adds another brush stroke to this keenly perceptive portrait of a young girl searching for answers about herself and the world around her... The book leaves readers satisfied with the plot but hungry for more about its unusual heroine. (Kirkus Reviews)
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Robert Beatty is the debut and New York Times bestselling author of the magical and mystery thriller Serafina and the Black Cloak. He lives in the forested Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina with his wife and three daughters (and four cats, four dogs and four horses). The Beattys love to explore the beautiful Biltmore Estate, the darkened forest trails, and the creepy old graveyards where his Serafina novel takes place. In his past lives, Robert was the chairman of literary magazine, Narrative Magazine, one of the early pioneers of Cloud Computing, the founder/CEO of Plex Systems, and the founder of Beatty Robotics. In 2007, he was named an Entrepreneur of the Year. robert-beatty.com

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