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Magic In The City

Written by Heather Dyer

Illustrated by Serena Malyon

Magic In The City Synopsis

Brothers Jake and Simon Grubb aren't thrilled when they have to leave their home in Canada to move in with their cousin Hannah and her family in England. But things get interesting when they encounter a magician at a highway rest stop, who presents them with three gifts: a carpet, a camera and a stopwatch. Unfortunately, the magician doesn't provide them with any instructions, so the boys and Hannah learn as they go along. Flying over London, traveling through time, meeting the queen; they can't think of anything that could top this, until something does!

Magic In The City Press Reviews

A lively supplemental addition to upper elementary collections.--School Library Journal A satisfying, old-fashioned-feeling magical adventure.--Kirkus Reviews Dyer creates sympathetic characters in ever-curious Simon; Jake, whose anger over his lost home is deeply felt; and Hannah, who must work up her courage to join the adventure.--Publishers Weekly ... pages of fun and an enthralling exercise in imagination.--Booklist

Book Information

ISBN: 9781771382038
Publication date: 4th April 2017
Author: Heather Dyer
Illustrator: Serena Malyon
Publisher: Kids Can Press
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 144 pages

About Heather Dyer

Heather Dyer is the award-winning author of a picture book and five middle-grade novels. She grew up on Vancouver Island and in North Wales, both of which reappear as the settings of her books --- with a little added magic.

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