*RED RIBBON WINNER WISHING SHELF AWARDS 2016* A fast-paced, magical page-turner for children ages 7-9+. Black and white illustrations throughout. When Walter Brown is woken on his 10th birthday by his cat Sixpence he has no idea that his life is about to change forever. A large present wrapped in silver paper reveals an old top hat, a tiny pair of white gloves and a magician's wand - together with a mysterious note from his late Great-grandpa Horace. But Walter gets the biggest surprise when he puts the top hat on and discovers that his cat has special powers and they've been chosen for a secret mission. What better place to start practising magic, they decide, than on Walter's super-cool new neighbours, twins Harry and George Braithwaite? But magical mayhem follows when Walter accidentally sets free monsters from their new video game and finds himself locked in battle with a Fire Fiend that's threatening to burn his house down...'A superbly written, magical adventure. Highly recommended!' Wishing Shelf Book Awards review If you're looking for a fun, fast-paced story for children ages 7-9 or ages 8-10 that combines humour, adventure and magic this is the book for you!
Karen Inglis lives in London, not far from Richmond Park. She has been writing ever since she was little and still has a box of her secret diaries hidden in a cupboard somewhere. She has two boys (now grown up) who inspired her to start writing for children. She also writes for business but has much more fun making up stories!
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