The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures Of Bronte Mettlestone (#1)

Author: Jaclyn Moriarty
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  • : $22.99(AUD)
  • : 9781760297176
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin Children's Books
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  • : July 2017
  • : 210mm X 135mm
  • : November 2017
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  • : books

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  • : Jaclyn Moriarty
  • : Bronte Mettlestone
  • : Hardback
  • : 1117
  • : Kelly Canby
  • : English
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  • : 400
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Barcode 9781760297176
9781760297176

Description

Jaclyn Moriarty returns with her first middle-grade novel, a buoyantly high-spirited fantasy adventure.


Bronte Mettlestone is ten years old when her parents are killed by pirates.

This does not bother her particularly: her parents ran away to have adventures when she was a baby. She has been raised by her Aunt Isabelle, with assistance from the Butler, and has spent a pleasant childhood of afternoon teas and riding lessons. Now, however, her parents have left detailed instructions for Bronte in their will. (Instructions that, annoyingly, have been reinforced with faery cross-stitch, which means that if she doesn't complete them, terrible things could happen!) She travels the kingdoms, perfectly alone, delivering gifts to ten other aunts: a farmer aunt who owns an orange orchard, a veterinarian aunt who specializes in dragon care, a pair of aunts who captain a cruise ship, and a former rock star aunt who is now the reigning monarch of a small kingdom.

But as she travels from aunt to aunt, Bronte suspects there might be more to this journey than the simple delivery of treasure.