Maddigan's Fantasia by Margaret Mahy

Maddigan's Fantasia

Written by Margaret Mahy

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A work of outstanding imagination, this is a fantastic adventure set in a time not too far in the future where things are almost the same as we know them but also just a little bit different. Garland Maddigan, the 12 year old daughter of the Fantasia Circus ring master, sets off on an unusual journey which takes her through the land of the Witch-Finder. A thrilling read.


Maddigan's Fantasia by Margaret Mahy

Garland Maddigan, the daughter of the Fantasia's ringmaster, has been on many journeys before. But she soon realises that this one is going to be very different. For three mysterious children have joined the Fantasia - children with uncanny abilities and a secret past. Soon, she finds herself embroiled in a series of terrifying adventures.


'Vividly imagined and written with a shimmering intensity.' The Observer

About the Author

Margaret Mahy

New Zealander Margaret Mahy, who sadly died in early 2012,was the first writer from outside the UK to win the prestigious Carnegie Medal. Mahy's genius with language has been demonstrated over and over again in a prolific list of titles from early picture books through to challenging teenage fiction.

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Book Info


448 pages
Interest Age: from 9 to 11


Margaret Mahy
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Faber And Faber

Publication date

7th September 2006




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