By: Emily Rodda
Genre: YFH - Fantasy & magical realism
Published by: Harper Collins Publishers
Published: 5 May 2021
ISBN: 9781460759608


Pf Book Of The Month

From the author of the award-winning His Name was Walter comes another magical mystery story that will delight Emily Rodda fans.
Buttons three, attend to me! Take me where I want to be!

No one saw Eliza Vanda arrive in Tidgy Bay that rainy winter afternoon. The sign advertising 'Cabins for Rent' was almost hidden by a pile of builder's rubble, but Eliza Vanda didn't seem at all put out by the mess. 'This is a nice little pocket,' she said. 'It should suit us very well.'
Life hasn't been much fun for Milly Dynes lately. There seem to be problems everywhere she looks. She's always loved her home in Tidgy Bay, but at the moment she wishes she was somewhere -anywhere - else. Then Eliza Vanda turns up-and magic comes with her…

A sparkling new fantasy adventure from multi-award-winning author Emily Rodda.

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Milly lives in Tidgy Bay and she has always loved it. But lately things seem a bit different.

But when Eliza Vanda magically appears in the Bay, Tilly’s life will never be the same again!

This is Emily Rodda at her very best. Tilly is a wonderful character - caring, kind, helpful and always ready for an adventure. Eliza Vanda is a magical dress maker, who with her assistant Victor, needs Tilly’s help urgently.

What follows is an epic adventure, full of fun and mystery. Readers will absolutely love this book and be hoping (like I am) that this is the beginning of a new series. A wonderful mystery story for readers in Year 4 and above.

Reviewed by Michelle