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Popular Australian author of the Lily Quench stories and The Minivers in Danger.
This terrific new series for newly confident readers is action-packed and based around two irresistibly appealing characters – the glamorous Miniver sisters. They’re rich, they’re famous and they’re only two foot tall. Adopted at birth by the King of Artemesia, the girls – Emily and Rosamund – live in a fairytale miniature palace and as chart-topping pop stars with their own fashion label they are worshipped by millions of adoring fans. But they also have enemies and when a plot to kidnap them is unearthed, the world suddenly doesn’t seem so good for the Miniver girls...Further titles are scheduled during 2010.
Queen Dragon! Queen Dragon, come back! Lily Quench has been having of visions of King Dragon, her best friend Queen Dragon's long lost love. Lily is privately devastated, as she knows that she will probably lose her friend forever, but she knows they must embark on the quest to find King Dragon. Meanwhile at home in Ashby, Gordon the Black Count is back! He has reclaimed his empire from evil General Sark and now has set his sights on capturing Lily's home. And without Ashby's protectors Lily and Queen Dragon it looks like the town will fall! But they are saved by Queen Dragon's tragic return to Ashby. King Dragon had re-married thinking that Queen Dragon had been lost forever and Queen Dragon's cry of pain sends Gordon's armies fleeing and he surrenders. And in dragon world, it seems thousands of years pass where only a day in Ashby goes by and many things change. King Dragon comes back for Queen Dragon and now she must decide whether to leave Lily forever.
Welcome, Lily, Manuelo said. I've been expecting you. Something strange is happening in the Black Mountains. The Black Empire now run by evil General Sark, an enemy of Lily and Ashby, is crumbling and its miners are in revolt. The revolution is rumoured to be led by a strange Robin Hood like figure called Manuelo. But Manuelo is also someone who has previously stolen some of the king of Ashby's treasure so no one knows who's side he is on. It is up to Lily to make the dangerous journey to the Black mines to confront this dark mysterious figure and find out whether he is friend or foe and who if fact he really is!
In the fabled, magical library of Skellig Lir, Lily Quench hopes to discover a way of closing all Eyestones magic stones that her enemies plan to use to travel through time and invade Lily's home! On the quest to find the library, Queen Dragon gets trapped on the island of Skellig Mor. But when Lily tries to rescue her friend she is pushed down a cave on the island by Ariane, the devious lighthouse keeper. Ariane disguises herself as Lily and flies off the island on an oblivious Queen Dragon. It is now up to Lily to escape from Skellig Mor and find the answer to the mystery of the eyestones with only the aid of her wits, night-glasses and a magic flying cape
'Oh your Majesty!' Queen Dragon hiccupped, and Lionel was almost blown out of bed. 'Your Majesty, wake up! It's Lily. She's disappeared!' Lily Quench is sleeping peacefully in her hammock under the stars when suddenly she is tipped out, bundled up and thrown down a big black hole! She has been kidnapped by Gordon, the Black Count, and his new followers who have taken Lily back in time to the haunted castle of Mote Ely. Lily finds herself in a race to discover the castle's hidden treasure if Gordon finds it first he will use it to build an army to return to Lily's time and invade her town. But Lily's friends and her dragon slaying great-great-great-great-great grandmother Matilda Drakescourge come to her rescue and together they manage to quench another dastardly plot!
Sent to face a giant, fire-breathing dragon by the evil Count - it seems things are getting a little bit heated for Lily Quench! But even though Lily discovers that she is actually the last in a long line of dragon slayers, Queen Dragon doesn't turn out to be the man-eating (or even girl-eating) monster that she expects. Soon Lily and Queen Dragon embark on a magical quest to save the kingdom from destruction - and restore the lost heir, Prince Alwyn, to his throne with the help of some very unexpected allies on the way!
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