All aboard for the first journey in the bestselling Train to Impossible Places Adventures, with magic at every stop.
Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, the Branford Boase Award and the IBW Book Awards, with dazzling illustrations from Flavia Sorrentino, join Suzy on this magical adventure, where the journey will never, ever take you where you expect it to.
When Suzy hears a strange noise in the middle of the night, she creeps downstairs to find a train roaring through her house. But this is no ordinary train. This is the magical delivery express for The Union of Impossible Places.
Whisked onboard by a troll-boy, Suzy's world is turned upside down when she's asked to deliver a cursed package to a fearsome sorceress. And quite suddenly, Suzy realizes the fate of the Impossible Places is in her hands...
Except when the mysterious package begs not to be delivered, Suzy discovers the fate of the Impossible Places might just be in her hands...
"Great fun!" Philip Reeve, author of Mortal Engines
This is Book 1 in the Train to Impossible Places Adventures Series. See all Train to Impossible Places Adventures books here.
"It started with a flash. A green flash, as bright and quick as lightning, there and then gone again."
P.G. Bell is a native of South Wales, where he was raised on a diet of Greek mythology, ghost stories and Doctor Who. He's had all sorts of jobs over the years, from lifeguard to roller-coaster operator, but has always wanted to write stories. He lives in Wales with his wife Anna and their two children.
The Train to Impossible Places, P.G.'s debut series, h
Flavia Sorrentino lives and works as a freelance illustrator in Rome. She loves her city and the figure of speech, "Rome wasn't built in a day", which inspires her each day to seek new ways of communication and expression. She has a true passion for Toulouse Lautrec, poetry, historical costume, typography, Tina Turner and tomato sauce!More about Flavia Sorrentino