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Wednesday Weeks and the Tower of Shadows

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780734420190

Price: £8.99

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In a world of magic, can science save the day?

Wednesday Weeks never wanted to be a sorcerer’s apprentice. She’d rather study science than magic. But when her cloak-wearing, staff-wielding grandpa is captured by a power-hungry goblin king, Wednesday must find a way to embrace her magical heritage and rescue him from the dreaded Tower of Shadows.

Luckily, she’s not alone. Her best friend Alfie is a prime-number fan and robotics expert who’s all-in on Wednesday’s epic plan involving parallel universes, swords of power, and a wise-cracking talking skull.

But it’s going to take more than science, magic, and the world’s cutest robot to take down this bad guy. Because the goblin king is playing for the ultimate prize – and Wednesday and Alfie just walked into his trap…

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Australian Book Review
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Dark Matter Ezine
This is an awesome and humorous book for children 8 years old and over.
WA [PRINT], West Australian [AUDIENCE: 135,996, ASR: AUD 2,419]
4.5 stars
NATIONAL [PRINT] Helix Magazine
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Writing WA
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Magpies Magazine
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National Geographic Kids
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Play, The West Australian
'Beyond wonderful storytelling, this book shows us that human imperfections are often our greatest strengths.'
[ONLINE] Others, The Salvation Army
NATIONAL [PRINT], Total Girl Magazine, [AUDIENCE: 41,291, ASR: AUD 813.25]
I rate this book 5 stars.
NATIONAL [PRINT] Kookie Magazine
'Independent readers who love a story that combines magic and science with great adventure will adore this new series that does just that.'