The Alchemist's Cat -- The year is 1664 when young Will Godwin comes to London. In order to survive, he becomes an assistant to a wicked alchemist, Elias Theophratus Spittle. Prequel to the Deptford Mice trilogy.
When Audrey, a spirited town mouse, reluctantly keeps a promise to accompany a black rat to the country, she witnesses the return of a supernatural evil she thought had been destroyed.
In the British tradition of Redwall comes this first novel of a trilogy that is sure to capture fans both young and old. In the sewers of Deptford, there lurks a dark presence that fills the tunnels with fear.
The race to save Hagwood has begun!Wicked queen Rhiannon, High Lady of the Hollow Hill, is more intent than ever on finding the enchanted casket containing her heart. Made immortal through evil sorcery, she has ruled the land of Hagwood heartlessly for far too long. If someone can discover the lost casket and destroy the beating heart within, her terrible reign will end.The werlings Finnen and Gamaliel--in possession of the golden key that will unlock the High Lady's casket--race to find it first. Their quest leads them to the Pool of the Dead, where the hideous Peg-tooth Meg resides with her slimy snails and mutated sluglungs. Caught between the armies of Peg-tooth Meg and the High Lady, Gamaliel and his friends must make a desperate stand to save the world of Hagwood from the forces of evil.This ebook features an illustrated biography of Robin Jarvis including rare photos from the author's personal collection.
Robin Jarvis's thrilling finale to the Deptford Mice Trilogy unfolds in this page-turning volume. Back from the dead, the spirit of Jupiter--the evil cat who was once Lord of the sewer rats--wreaks more destruction than ever.
As a series of dark wars between the bats and the squirrels rage, Vesper, a young bat, and the squirrel maiden Ysabelle are unaware of the devastating events that are unfolding, but they will soon be drawn into a nightmarish journey and a desperate attempt to save their lands from destruction.
What's going on at the Wyrd Museum? Neil finds a stuffed raven in the museum's collection that has mysteriously come back to life. And he discovers that one of the three sisters who live in the museum is missing. Who is behind these strange events? And why are they happening now? Neil soon learns that an evil presence is plotting against all three sisters -- and that presence may hold the fate of the world in its hands.
The final installment of the gripping Deptford Histories introduces Thomas, a grizzled seamouse haunted by the dark and deadly events of his past.
"Fun for Hobbit-addicts and Potter-philes of all ages." --Publishers Weekly Dark forces are brewing in HagwoodThe werlings of Hagwood live peacefully in the trees of the forest--overlooked and unbothered while they leisurely perfect the art of wergling (shape-changing). But unlike his fellow werlings, the bumbling Gamaliel Tumpin can't manage to wergle into even the simplest of forms--a mouse--like his peers. He's tormented by his sister, Kernella, and teased by his classmates. And he envies star student Finnen Lufkin, who can transform into almost any creature. But wergling will soon be the least of Gamaliel's troubles. The evil elf queen Rhiannon, the High Lady of the Hollow Hill, is desperately seeking a precious possession that was stolen long ago. Her evil knows no bounds, and with her army of monstrous thorn ogres, she will not stop until it's found. The werlings' peaceful existence is threatened by death and danger--and clumsy, awkward Gamaliel will need to call on the strength within him to fight for his family and his home. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Robin Jarvis including rare photos from the author's personal collection.
The werlings, a peaceful group of forgotten forest creatures whose only magic is the ability to change shapes, are unwittingly drawn into the search for a valuable item stolen from an evil queen many years before.
Who will survive the war in Hagwood? The war in Hagwood has begun. Rhiannon Rigantonan, the ruthless High Queen of Faerie, fights not only for her own immortality and her iron rule over Hagwood, but also to serve her most far-reaching ambition: to conquer every corner of the known world. While the enchanted casket that holds the High Lady's mortal heart has been found, the golden key that can unlock it--and put an end to her reign of terror--has been lost. And if the queen gains possession of the key, no one will be able to oppose her. Meanwhile, the queen's long-exiled sister, Princess Clarisant, joins together with the diminutive werlings to combat the forces of evil. Vastly outnumbered, their only hope is a miracle. Always the reluctant hero, Gamaliel Tumpin is chosen for a special destiny, but it will come at a cost. As lives are lost and a bloody battle rages, the fate of Hagwood will be decided once and for all.
Ben lives in a small fishing village. Though small, things are never dull. This is because Ben can see ghosts. When Rowena, a newcomer moves in, she seems to be connected to the recent deaths of Aunt Alice's friends. Now Ben and Jennet team up in order to save the town from the evil force that is killing people.
Neil meets a talking teddy bear in the museum and is blackmailed in to traveling back to the Blitz in London. As Neil and Ted maneuvers through London, a daemon breaks out of the museum and into the past. In order to save the future and change the past, they must recapture it.
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