Book 1, Stuart Horten
No. of pages 288
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This book has been awarded five stars as it was recognised by the Branford Boase Award, and the The Whitbread Award, and the Costa Award. This is book 1 from the series.
This book is in the following series:
The Stuart Holten series features ten year old schoolboy Stuart Horton and his magician inheritance.
This book features the following character:
"A book full of warmth, sharp humour and clever puzzles" -- Patrick Ness * Time Out *
"Small Stuart embarks on an awfully big adventure in this quirky puzzle-solving novel . . . A long-lost letter from a long-lost great uncle sets Stuart off unlocking one baffling puzzle after another. Each more curious than the one before, the far-fetched solutions they require bring the book to a hugely satisfying conclusion" -- Julia Eccleshare * Guardian *
"A magical adventure, funny, fast-paced and full of intriguing puzzles" -- Nicolette Jones * The Sunday Times *
"Perfect reading for children aged 7-10 . . . This is [Lissa Evans's] first children's novel. It ought not to be the last" * Achuka *
"A miniature version of Susanna Clarke's grown-up bestseller, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell" * Independent *