Darkwhispers - The Brightstorm Chronicles (Paperback)Vashti Hardy (author)
The thrilling second novel in the acclaimed series The
The Brightstorm twins are back for another adventure!
Eudora Vane has organized an explorer fleet to search the last
known destination of missing adventurer Ermitage Wrigglesworth.
Harriet Culpepper and the crew of the Aurora join the mission, but
they don't believe that Eudora has good intentions.
What is she really looking for? Arthur is determined
to find out, and when disaster strikes and the Brightstorm twins
are separated, will he and Maudie be able to find their way back
to each other?
The long-awaited sequel to Brightstorm, which was selected
as the first Booksellers Association Children's Book of the
Season, won the West Sussex Children's Story Book Award, was shortlisted
for the Books Are My Bag Awards and the Waterstones' Children's
Book Prize, and longlisted for the Blue Peter Book Award.
Perfect for fans of books by Peter Bunzl, Abi Elphinstone, and
PRAISE FOR BRIGHTSTORM:
"A pacy tale of lies and greed versus loyalty" Observer
"Hardy has drunk from the same cup as Philip Reeve and Philip
Pullman. This is a skilful, gripping and hugely enjoyable account
of the bonds that keep families together." Literary
"Full of surprises and keeps you desperate to find the truth"
National Geographic Kids
"An unputdownable Victorian adventure with vivid characters
that travels at lightning speed" BookTrust's Great
"A highly entertaining old-school adventure" The
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 370 g
Dimensions: 200 x 157 x 30 mm
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“A simply sublime sequel that manages to surpass the original!”
This is the last book I had to read by Vashti Hardy and I'm so sad I have to wait for another one!
Twins Arthur and Maudie have already had quite the adventure in 'Brightstorm', but everything... More
“A beautiful, exciting adventure, with all the romance of old fashioned exploration voyages but with a serious social conscience.”
Brightstorm is one of my absolute favourite books, so I was thrilled to get an early copy of the sequel from Scholastic, and dived into it immediately.
It did not disappoint!
Where Brightstorm drew a lot of its... More
“An explorers dream!”
This enchanting book is the sequel to Brightstorm and the further adventures of Maudie and Arthur. It does not disappoint in any way and subtly leaves us with a hint that there will be more adventures in store for the... More
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