Fly by NightUnknown - 2006
Stunningly original, fabulously inventive and packed with humour and wit - now with a eye-catching new cover look!A breathtaking adventure story, set in reimagined eighteenth-century England. As the realm struggles to maintain an uneasy peace after years of cival war and tyranny, a twelve-year-old orphan and her loyal companion, a grumpy goose, are about to become the unlikely heroes of a radical revolution. Mosca Mye is on the run, heading for the city of Mandelion. There she finds herself living by her wits among cut-throat highwaymen, spies and smugglers. With peril at every turn, Mosca uncovers a dark plot to terrorize the people of Mandelion, and soon merry mayhem leads to murder . . . With an unforgettable cast of characters and an inspiring message at its heart - sometimes the power of words can change the world!
Publisher: London : Macmillan Children's, 2006.
Copyright Date: ©2005
Branch Call Number: J-PB Hardi
Characteristics: 435 pages ; 20 cm
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