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- DescriptionPhyllis Wong's great-grandfather is on a quest. He wants to track down one of history's greatest magicians ...but does he even exist? To find the answer, Phyllis and Wallace Wong will have to Transit across thousands of miles and hundreds of years. While the conjuring duo follow the trail of the master prestidigitator, a sinister figure haunts their every step. What is The Great Whimpering, and who is the dastardly man intent on bringing it about? Can they complete their mission in time to prevent the greatest calamity ever to befall mankind? A time-twisting tale about a young conjuror with a masterful mind from the author of the ever-popular Cairo Jim Chronicles.
- Author BiographyGeoffrey McSkimming is the author of Phyllis Wong series, the bestselling Cairo Jim chronicles and Jocelyn Osgood jaunts, and a book of verse, Ogre in a Toga and Other Perverse Verses. In addition to these books, Geoffrey McSkimming has contributed to magazines and poetry anthologies, and also narrates the Cairo Jim chronicles audio books and the audio version of Ogre in a Toga which was shortlisted in the Audie Awards in 2008...Geoffrey has written five character tours which take place regularly through the galleries at the Art Gallery of NSW in Sydney and a popular performance work, The Startling Tale of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (with additional dialogue by William Shakespeare)...
- Author(s)Geoffrey McSkimming
- PublisherAllen & Unwin
- Date of Publication01/06/2015
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Place of PublicationSydney
- Country of PublicationAustralia
- ImprintAllen & Unwin Children's Books
- Weight340 g
- Width128 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Interest AgeFrom 8
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