Stravaganza : city of ships
|Format:||Print Book 2010|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
The new installment in the critically acclaimed Stravaganza series transports readers to a world much like our own - but where magic and piracy come to life in the Italian town of Classe.
The Stravagante is Isabel, a younger twin by a matter of minutes. Her talisman is a pouch of silver mosaic tiles and she stravagates to Classe, where she is met by Flavia, a successful female merchant who trades spices, silks, tapestries, and whose son is an outcast and a pirate. Isabel finds that Classe and Bellezza are under threat from attack by the fierce Gate people. What can she do to help save the city? This is a thrilling story packed with action, pirates and drama.
Fans of fantasy and historical fiction alike who have flocked to the Stravaganza series will welcome this action-packed adventure, which can be read alone or as a companion to the previous novels.
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
Space and time
-- Juvenile fiction.
Renaissance -- Italy -- Juvenile fiction.
Twins -- Juvenile fiction.
Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction.
Self-confidence -- Juvenile fiction.
Space and time -- Fiction.
Renaissance -- Italy -- Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
Twins -- Fiction.
Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
Self-confidence -- Fiction.
|Publisher|| New York :Bloomsbury,2010
|Edition||1st U.S. ed.|
|Other Titles|| City of ships
356 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm.