The Resource A most magical girl, Karen Foxlee ; [illustrated by Elly MacKay]

A most magical girl, Karen Foxlee ; [illustrated by Elly MacKay]

Label
A most magical girl
Title
A most magical girl
Statement of responsibility
Karen Foxlee ; [illustrated by Elly MacKay]
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Annabel Grey is primed for a proper life as a young lady in Victorian England. But when her mother suddenly disappears, she's put in the care of two eccentric aunts who thrust her into a decidedly un-ladylike life, full of potions and flying broomsticks and wizards who eat nothing but crackers. Magic, indeed! Who ever heard of such a thing? Before Annabel can assess the most ladylike way to respond to her current predicament, she is swept up in an urgent quest. Annabel is pitted against another young witch, Kitty, to rescue the sacred Moreover Wand from the dangerous underworld that exists beneath London. The two girls outsmart trolls, find passage through a wall of faerie bones, and narrowly escape a dragon, but it doesn't take long for Annabel to see that the most dangerous part of her journey is her decision to trust this wild, magical girl.Sparkling with Karen Foxlee's enchanting writing, this is a bewitching tale of one important wand and two most magical girls
Summary
"When Annabel's mother abruptly leaves her with her two mysterious aunts, she is thrust into a magical side of Victorian London she never knew existed and discovers that she is the key to saving it from an evil wizard bent on destroying all good magic"--
Theme
Storyline
Writing style
Award
  • Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book, 2017.
  • Readings Children's Book Prize, 2017.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10522786
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Foxlee, Karen
Dewey number
A823.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
700
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
MacKay, Elly
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australian fiction
  • Magic
  • Witches
  • Wizards
  • Great Britain
  • London (England)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A most magical girl, Karen Foxlee ; [illustrated by Elly MacKay]
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
295 pages
Isbn
9781848125742
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
A most magical girl, Karen Foxlee ; [illustrated by Elly MacKay]
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
295 pages
Isbn
9781848125742
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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