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9780008410810

The Book Smugglers (Pages and Co. 4) - Limited Edition

The Book Smugglers (Pages and Co. 4) - Limited Edition

by Anna James

Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books

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  • Signed & Numbered
  • UK First Edition
  • First Printing
  • Hardcover
  • Limited Edition
  • Sprayed Edges


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About the book

Fourth in the modern-classic and bestselling bookwandering series for ages eight to twelve that celebrates all that is best in life: books, adventure, friendship and cake.

Milo lives on board the Sesquipedalian, or Quip a magical train that uses the power of imagination to travel through both Story and the real world. The train is owned by Milos uncle, Horatio, and Milo has witnessed many of his uncles dodgy dealings as a book smuggler trading in rare books.

When Horatio takes on a dangerous new job, he needs the help of Tilly Pages. And Tilly owes Horatio a favour. But when poisoned copies of The Wizard of Oz are sent to Horatio and Tilly's grandfather, sending them both into deep sleeps, Milo and Tilly find themselves racing against time to save them and to figure out what is going on.

Their journey takes them to the Emerald City with Dorothy, rocketing on the unruly Quip, and eventually to Venice in Italy, in pursuit of the mysterious Alchemist. The very essence of imagination, story itself, may be in danger . . .

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About the Author

Anna James

Anna James is a writer and journalist. She was a school librarian before joining The Bookseller as their book news editor. She now writes for a variety of newspapers and magazines, and chairs events at bookshops and literary festivals across the UK.

Her debut YA novel, and the first in a new series, Pages & Co: Tilly & the Bookwanderers, was published in September 2018. The two that followed are Tilly and the Lost Fairy Tales (September 2019) and Tilly and the Map of Stories (September 2020).

She lives in north London, in a flat full of books.

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