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City of Stars

City of Stars

Georgia has a love of horses. She is desperate to buy a little, dusty winged horse that has appeared in a local antique shop. This tiny, winged horse proves to be the talisman that transports Georgia right into the rivalries and the high-octane excitement of the hugely competitiv... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780747595700
Published 1 September 2008 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Hoffman, Mary
Series Stravaganza
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ISBN-13 9780747595700
ISBN-10 0747595704
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication Date 1 September 2008
International Publication Date 7 July 2008
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Hoffman, Mary
Series Stravaganza
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Children's and Educational
Number of Pages 464
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 30mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
Library of Congress Young adult fiction - lcsh, Fantasy fiction - lcsh
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code 36014

Description of this Book

Sequel to City of Masks , the setting is again Talia, the parallel world very similar to 16th-century Italy, but the main character in this book is Georgia - who has a love of horses. She is desperate to buy a little, dusty winged horse that has appeared in a local antique shop. This tiny, winged horse proves to be the talisman that transports Georgia right into the rivalries and the high-octane excitement of the hugely competitive Stellata horse race. Mary Hoffman proved herself a mistress of a narrative tour-de-force with City of Masks and this sequel will not disappoint. Fans will be thrilled too that favorite characters from the first book, such as Lucien and Arianna, again appear. 'If you enjoyed Stravaganza: City of Masks then you will love returning to Talia in this exciting sequel. Featuring a flying horse, a fast and furious horse race, kidnapping and much intrigue, this is a great adventure' - Grainne Cooney, Bookseller, Teenage Reading Choice.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review 'If you enjoyed STRAVAGANZA: CITY OF MASKS then you will love returning to Talia in this exciting sequel. Featuring a flying horse, a fast and furious horse race, kidnapping and much intrigue, this is a great adventure' Grainne Cooney, Bookseller Teenage Reading Choice
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Mary Hoffman is a bestselling children's author and reviewer. She is the author of the picture book Amazing Grace, which is an international bestseller. The Stravaganza sequence has sold over 180,000 copies and the series has since gone on to sell in over 24 different countries. Mary is also the editor of Armadillo, a children's review magazine. She was shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Prize with her novel The Falconer's Knot. She has three grown-up children and lives with her husband in West Oxfordshire.

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