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Delivery to the Lost City Reader Reviews

Bridget Fenton

I can’t wait to read this to my class!

Another epic adventure for Suzy and her fabulous friends aboard the Impossible Express Train. P.G Bell is truly a master of world building. This time, they’re on a mission to return a magic book to a lost city. Time is running out as the book eats writing wherever they go. With brilliantly named baddies like Frogmaggog to fend off on the journey, who knew returning a library book could be so dangerous? I can’t wait to read this to my class!


Sam Briggs

A funny, exciting, adventure that you won’t be able to put down!

This book was a great mixture of adventure and and excitement! We join Suzy on another postal adventure, which starts with her trying to convince her parents to let her continue her role as a postie. She wanted them to see how safe it was, but things didn’t quite go to plan. Meeting her old friends, they are set with the difficult task of returning an overdue book, on what sounds like an impossible journey to the lost city of Hydroborea. I thought the story was creative, exciting and unique. I have read other books by P.G Bell and I love his writing style. The characters come alive in my imagination and I like how he mixes humour in with suspense. I recommend this book, even if you haven’t read the other books in the series.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781474948630
Publication date: 7th January 2021
Author: P. G. Bell
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 416 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Adventure Stories, Fantasy / Magical
Other Categories: Books of the Month, Reviewed by Children