Callimachus, Royal Librarian of Alexandria, is researching a new book and decides to take his young apprentice Philip on his Mediterranean journey. As Philip marvels at the most breathtaking and beautiful buildings, gardens and statues ever built - at Giza, Babylon, Olympia, Ephesus, Halicarnassus and Rhodes, he knows he will remember this trip for the rest of his life, But when they sail home to Alexandria, there is one more surprise still to come...Mary Hoffman's storytelling, based on the latest research, combines with M.P. Robertson's exciting reconstructions in an inspiring introduction to the world's Ancient Wonders.
Mary Hoffman is an acclaimed children's writer and critic. She is the author of the bestselling picture book Amazing Grace. Her Stravaganza sequence for Bloomsbury is so popular it has 80 current stories on Fanfiction.net. Her previous books for Bloomsbury also include: The Falconer's Knot (shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Award and winner of the FrenchMore about Mary Hoffman
M.P. Robertson studied Graphic Design at Kingston University in London and now lives in Bradford on Avon with his wife. He is an internationally acclaimed author & illustrator of picture books.
His latest book How To Grow & Eat Monster Vegetables combines a children's story, recipes and fantastical illustrations. This plus Hermione Betts And Her Unusual