Stravaganza: City Of Stars by Mary Hoffman

Stravaganza: City Of Stars

Written by Mary Hoffman
Part of the Stravaganza Series

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Beautifully written this is the second in the Stravaganza Sequence. In the dangerous world that the heroine of the story is transported to in the 16th century, her hand is forced and she’s given a terrifying role to play and she must unleashes her powers as a time traveller to rid the world of treachery.

Below is a list of the Stavaganza series books to date in order of publication. Just click on a title to find out more.

1) City of Masks

4) City of Secrets
5) City of Ships
6) City of Swords


Stravaganza: City Of Stars by Mary Hoffman

Georgia has a love of horses. She is desperate to buy a little, dusty winged horse that has appeared in a local antique shop. This tiny, winged horse proves to be the talisman that transports Georgia right into the rivalries and the high-octane excitement of the hugely competitive Stellata horse race.

More Stravaganza info on the series website (click here) or author Mary Hoffman's own homepage (click here).


'If you enjoyed STRAVAGANZA: CITY OF MASKS then you will love returning to Talia in this exciting sequel. Featuring a flying horse, a fast and furious horse race, kidnapping and much intrigue, this is a great adventure'

About the Author

Mary Hoffman

Mary Hoffman has written around 90 books for children. Amazing Grace, commended for the Kate Greenaway medal, has sold over 1.5 million copies. Its sequel, Grace & Family, was among Junior Education 's Best Books of 1995 and shortlisted for the Sheffield Libraries Book Award 1996. Mary lives in Oxfordshire.

You can read her contributions to The History Girls blog by clicking here.

Mary Hoffman's Ten Things You Didn't Know About Me:

I didn't change my surname when I got married.

When I was a little girl, I wanted to be a garage mechanic.

My husband is half-Indian. His mother was a Parsee, born in Bangalore.

I am learning Italian and would love to have a house in Italy.

I never wear or own anything blue.

Photo by Jess Barber (©Jess Barber)

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464 pages


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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Publication date

7th July 2008




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