Drift House : The First Voyage (Hardcover)

Author: Peck, Dale

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In the first book in this new fantasy series, three siblings are sent to live with their uncle whose house looks like a ship perched at the edge of the sea. It's not until a great flood comes that the house's name--Drift House--starts to make sense. Floating aimlessly, the ship-like house begins to yield its many secrets.

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Publisher Bloomsbury USA
Mfg Part# 9781582349695
SKU 31221617
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 158234969X
Release Date 4/10/2007
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 7.5H x 5.75L x 2T
From the Publisher
Editors Note Sent to stay with their uncle in a ship-like home called Drift House, twelve-year-old Susan and her two younger stepbrothers embark on an unexpected adventure involving diabolical mermaids, pirates, and an attempt to stop time forever.
Editors Note 1 In the tradition of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and A Wrinkle in Time comes the first book in an exciting fantasy series about three siblings’ adventures on the high sea—the Sea of Time, that is.After 9/11, Susan and her younger brothers, Charles and Murray, are sent to live with their uncle Farley in Canada. Uncle Farley’s house looks like a ship perched at the edge of the sea, but it’s not until a great flood comes that the house’s name—Drift House—starts to make sense. Floating aimlessly on the Sea of Time, the ship-like house begins to yield its many secrets—including a mural that seems to predict the future, a dumbwaiter that enables Murray to travel into the future and back again, and a parrot historian who’s also a gifted translator. But when a clan of diabolical mermaids trick the children and their uncle into helping them carry out a plan that will stop time forever, it will take all of Susan’s ingenuity—along with some help from a great whale, a band of pirates, and a magic carpet—to set things straight.
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 10
Number of Pages 0420
Publisher Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books
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