Sam sets sail to China in search of a rare carnivorous butterfly before it is released in England and kills again. He must track down the enraged Chinese Prince Chi Lin and stop him breeding more of the monstrous creatures. But as Sam will discover, the British Empire can cuase just as much devastation as the evil prince. Praise for QUEST 'Sam Silverthorne is such an engaging characters, and his destinations and modes of trvael - both present and predicted - so exotic, that QUEST is irresistible.' BULLETIN
Gary Crew is well known for his rich, multi-layered and intensely suspenseful bestselling novels for young adults, as well as his many picture books for younger readers. A multi-award winning author, Gary was a high school English teacher for eighteen years before turning to university lecturing and full-time writing. He lives in Queensland and his books include The Inner Circle, The House of Tomorrow, Strange Objects, The Watertower, In My Father s Room and Old Ridley.