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by Hardy, Vashti | Reading age: from c 8 years
Published on 6 February 2020 by Scholastic in the United Kingdom as part of 'The Brightstorm Chronicles' series.

Paperback | 448 pages
129 x 197 x 31 | 302g


The thrilling second novel in the acclaimed series The

Brightstorm Chronicles!

The Brightstorm twins are back for another adventure!

Eudora Vane has organized an explorer fleet to search the last

known destination of missing adventurer Ermitage Wrigglesworth.

Harriet Culpepper and the crew of the Aurora join the mission, but

they don't believe that Eudora has good intentions.

What is she really looking for? Arthur is determined

to find out, and when disaster strikes and the Brightstorm twins

are separated, will he and Maudie be able to find their way back

to each other?

The long-awaited sequel to Brightstorm, which was selected

as the first Booksellers Association Children's Book of the

Season, won the West Sussex Children's Story Book Award, was shortlisted

for the Books Are My Bag Awards and the Waterstones' Children's

Book Prize, and longlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award.

Perfect for fans of books by Peter Bunzl, Abi Elphinstone, and

Alex Bell.



'A pacy tale of lies and greed versus loyalty' Observer

'Hardy has drunk from the same cup as Philip Reeve and Philip

Pullman. This is a skilful, gripping and hugely enjoyable account

of the bonds that keep families together.' Literary


'Full of surprises and keeps you desperate to find the truth'

National Geographic Kids

'An unputdownable Victorian adventure with vivid characters

that travels at lightning speed' BookTrust's Great

Books Guide

'A highly entertaining old-school adventure' The



SKU: 9781407197265

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