By Joan Aiken
Readers who've Dido Twite’s escapades in BLACK HEARTS IN BATTERSEA and NIGHTBIRDS ON NANTUCKET will welcome her go back in her wildest event yet.
Now again in print, THE CUCKOO TREE and THE STOLEN LAKE proceed the Wolves Chronicles, the exhilarating and resourceful sequence that stemmed from Joan Aiken’s vintage THE WOLVES OF WILLOUGHBY CHASE.
a stunning piece of dramatic, snowballing event, THE STOLEN LAKE is filled with fantastical info: revolving palaces, witches who're additionally courtroom dressmakers, an apocalyptic volcanic eruption, and an infernal kingdom with a visible loss of girl young ones. On her as far back as London aboard the British man-of-war Thrush, twelve-year-old Dido Twite reveals herself and the workforce summoned to the help of the tyrannical queen of latest Cumbria. A neighboring king has stolen the queen’s lake and is maintaining it for ransom, and it’s as much as Dido and the team to stand hearth, flood, execution, and wild beasts to get the lake again in any other case.
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