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Stravaganza: City of Secrets

Written by Mary Hoffman

Part of the Stravaganza Series

Featured Books for 11+ readers General Fiction Recommended Children's eBooks

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A breathtaking and thrilling part contemporary, part historical novel set in England and in Italy that’s full of intrigue, adventure, magic and excitement. The plot is poignant and touching and the characters richly hewed and the vivid and suspenseful time travel provides a wonderful backdrop for the many adventures that ensue.

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
   2) City of Stars
   3) City of Flowers
   4) City of Secrets
   5) City of Ships
   6) City of Swords

 

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Stravaganza: City of Secrets Synopsis

Matt is dyslexic and extremely intelligent. When he is unexpectedly transported to the Scriptorium of Padavia (real-life Padua) University, he discovers he is a Stravagante who can travel through time using his talisman, a leather-bound book.

To find out more about Stravaganza, visit the series website by clicking here or visit author Mary Hoffman's own website by clicking here.

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ISBN: 9780747592501
Publication date: 07/07/2008
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780747592501
Publication date: 7th July 2008
Author: Mary Hoffman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 400 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers
Genres: General Fiction
Recommendations: eBooks

About Mary Hoffman

Mary Hoffman has written over 100 books for children. Amazing Grace, commended for the Kate Greenaway medal, and its sequels has sold over 1.5 million copies. As well as the successful Stravaganza sequence of teenage novels, translated into over thirty languages, The Great Big Books series of information books for younger readers, illustrated by Ros Asquith has done very well. The first, The Great Big Book of Families, won the inaugural SLA Information Book Award in the under 7s category. Mary loves to write historical fiction and her books for Bloomsbury - The Falconer’s Knot, Troubadour and David - have ...

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