The Raven Mysteries 5 : Magic and Mayhem by Marcus Sedgwick, Pete Williamson

The Raven Mysteries 5 : Magic and Mayhem

Written by Marcus Sedgwick, Pete Williamson
Part of the Raven Mysteries Series

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Chaos strikes after a trip to the circus, and the castle is suddenly filled with thieves, bunnies, and lethal cabbages, in the fifth of Marcus Sedgwick's quirky mysteries.

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The Raven Mysteries 5 : Magic and Mayhem by Marcus Sedgwick, Pete Williamson

The fifth quirky mystery by BLUE PETER-award winning team Marcus Sedgwick and Pete Williamson.

Join the wonderfully weird Otherhand family and their faithful guardian, Edgar the raven, and discover the dark secrets of Castle Otherhand. A trip to the circus has far-reaching consequences for the Otherhands when Fellah goes missing. Before long the Castle is plagued by a duck, a suspect fortune teller, and several cartloads of lethal cabbages. The family is preoccupied: Valevine is busy inventing a cabbage-counting machine; Minty is waiting to hear the secrets of the universe; and Solstice has discovered that Cudweed is concealing three hundred and forty-two rabbits in his bedroom. When chaos strikes and thieves infiltrate the Castle, it falls to Edgar to extract his family from a very fluffy predicament.


'Edgar is a wonderful creation' - The Daily Telegraph


About the Author

Marcus Sedgwick used to work in children's publishing and now happily writes full-time. He has a young daughter, Alice.

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256 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Publication date

5th April 2012




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