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A Chase In Time

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From multi-award-winning author Sally Nicholls, A Chase In Time is the first in a brilliant time-slip adventure series for 9+ readers, beautifully illustrated by Brett Hellquist. The old gilt-edged mirror has hung in Alex's aunt's house for as long as he can remember. Alex hardly notices it, until the day he and his sister are pulled through the mirror, back into 1912. It's the same house, but a very different place to live, and the people they meet need their help. Soon they're caught up in car chases and treasure hunts as they race to find a priceless golden cup - but will they ever be able to return to their own time?

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  • ISBN: 9780857638984
  • Pub Date: 2nd August 2018
  • Publisher: Nosy Crow Ltd
  • Imprint: Nosy Crow Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 208

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28th June '18
I read it myself (an adult)
A Chase In Time 9780857638984
4 stars
Thanks to Nosy Crow for providing an advance copy for review. A modern take on a traditional Enid Blyton style mystery, A Chase in Time is a fun time travel adventure with larger than life characters and great period detail. When Alex and Ruby fall through their aunt’s mirror they are transported back to 1912 where they need to solve a mystery in order to get home. Some of the language could be challenging for younger readers but this is a perfect book to read to children as a bedtime story or for older/more confident readers to read alone. A great start to a new series - recommended for 7+.
27th April '18
EH read it themselves aged 8 aged 8
A Chase In Time 9780857638984
4 stars
This book is about Alex and Ruby (his sister) who fall through a mirror. The world behind the mirror is in the past. They are trying to find out how to get back when a special golden cup is stolen. They realise in most movies/books when people go back in time, there is a problem they have to solve. They decide to try and solve this mystery to get back home. Can they solve the mystery.... I really enjoyed this book, and I read it from cover to cover in one go! 
12th May '18
Belllboo read it themselves aged 11 aged 11
A Chase In Time 9780857638984
4 stars
A Chase in Time is a simple but fun story. Where two children are sent back through time through a magic mirror and have an adventure with some of their ancestors.

I liked reading this story and it was a simple and easy read. Children age 7 and above will enjoy this story, which was a bit young for me. 
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About Sally Nicholls

Sally Nicholls was born in Stockton-on-Tees, just after midnight, in a thunderstorm. She spent most of her childhood trying to make real life as much like a book as possible. Her first novel, Ways to Live Forever, won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize in 2008 and in 2015 her novel An Island of Our Own was shortlisted for the Costa Children's Prize, Guard...

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