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The box of delights

The box of delights

Torday, Piers, 1974- author; Masefield, John, 1878-1967

Kay Harker is heading home for the school holidays. Recently orphaned, he knows this Christmas will be different but nothing could prepare him for the journey that lies ahead. On the train he meets an old magician, Cole Hawlings, who charges Kay with safeguarding a wondrous device that has time-travelling powers. It's an instrument that Cole's nemesis, the wicked sorcerer Abner Brown, will stop at nothing to steal for himself. And so when the old man mysteriously disappears, Kay faces the fight of his life. He must protect both the Box of Delights and, with it, the people he loves. 'The Box of Delights' is a magical and festive adventure in which one boy must confront the secrets of the past to defeat the evil in his present

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Published London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017

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Statement of responsibility: Piers Torday ; from an original work by John Masefield
ISBN: 9780571346103
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on June 29, 2018).
Note: Previously issued in print: London: Faber & Faber, 2017. Digital resource published 2018.
Physical Description: 1 online resource
Subject: Children's plays, English.; Time travel Juvenile drama.