Scary Mary and the Stripe Spell: Monty's Island 1

Emily Rodda, illustrated by Lucinda Gifford
AUD $14.99

Monty lives on a perfect island in the middle of a magical sea. Sometimes the sea throws up something interesting … and Monty goes on an amazing adventure!

On a tiny island far away, in a sea that ripples with magic, Monty never knows what he might find…

Monty, Tawny and friends receive some startling news: Scary Mary and her pirate crew are on their way, looking for a new island to call home.

What can they do? There's no way they can hide - especially when Bunchy accidentally turns the whole island stripy with her new magic wand.

It's going to take one of Monty's best ideas to save them!

An adventurous and delightful new series from beloved author Emily Rodda.

Author bio:

Emily Rodda is one of Australia's best-known children's authors Her first book, Something Special, was published in 1984. Since then, she has written or co-authored over 100 books for children, including the award-winning Rowan of Rin series and the outstandingly successful Deltora Quest series, which has been translated into 28 languages. She has also written mysteries for adults under her real name, Jennifer Rowe. For many years she combined writing with raising four children and continuing a busy career first with Angus & Robertson Publishers and then as editor of the Australian Women's Weekly. She finally committed herself to full-time writing in 1994. Her books have received many Children's Choice awards, and she has won the Children's Book Council of Australia's Book of the Year (Younger Readers) Award a record six times. In 2019 she was awarded the highest honour in the Australia Day Honours list, Companion of the Order of Australia (AC).

Lucinda Gifford is the author and illustrator of many well-loved books for kids. Many years ago, Lucinda studied architecture in Scotland, where she learned to draw fancy buildings and moody scenery. She also likes to draw dragons, cats and magical frogs - despite never having studied witchcraft. Now based in Melbourne, Lucinda works from a small home studio full of books, plants, dragons' blood and newts' tongues.

Category: Children's
ISBN: 9781760529857
Publisher: A&U Children's
Imprint: A & U Children
Pub Date: March 2020
Page Extent: 176
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 6 - 8
Subject: Children's, Teenage & educational

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