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The Star-Spun Web

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ISBN: 9781788950220
AuthorO'Hart, Sinead
Pub Date07/02/2019
BindingPaperback
Pages384
CountryGBR
Dewey823.92
Quick overview When Tess leaves her orphanage home for a new life with a distant relative, she hopes to find answers to her mysterious origins. But on discovering the truth of her past, she realizes she is the key to a terrible plan that will bring destruction to her own world and beyond...
€8.08

With her passion for scientific experimentation and her pet tarantula Violet, Tess de Sousa is no ordinary orphan. When a stranger shows up at Ackerbee's Home for Lost and Foundlings, claiming to be a distant relative come to adopt her, Tess hopes to find some answers to her mysterious origins. But as she adjusts to her new life at Roedeer Lodge, it becomes clear that Norton F. Cleat knows more about Tess - and the strange device left with her when she was abandoned as a baby - than he's letting on. And when Tess discovers that the Starspinner is the gateway between her world and a parallel world in which war rages, she realizes she may be the key to a terrible plan. A plan she must stop at all costs...

Praise for THE EYE OF THE NORTH: "A charming, thrilling tale of adventure" - Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of THE GIRL OF INK AND STARS

"O'Hart's writing crackles with imagination" - Jennifer Bell, author of THE UNCOMMONERS

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With her passion for scientific experimentation and her pet tarantula Violet, Tess de Sousa is no ordinary orphan. When a stranger shows up at Ackerbee's Home for Lost and Foundlings, claiming to be a distant relative come to adopt her, Tess hopes to find some answers to her mysterious origins. But as she adjusts to her new life at Roedeer Lodge, it becomes clear that Norton F. Cleat knows more about Tess - and the strange device left with her when she was abandoned as a baby - than he's letting on. And when Tess discovers that the Starspinner is the gateway between her world and a parallel world in which war rages, she realizes she may be the key to a terrible plan. A plan she must stop at all costs...

Praise for THE EYE OF THE NORTH: "A charming, thrilling tale of adventure" - Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of THE GIRL OF INK AND STARS

"O'Hart's writing crackles with imagination" - Jennifer Bell, author of THE UNCOMMONERS

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