The Comet of Doom: A Thrilling Tale from the Time of Moctezuma

The Comet of Doom: A Thrilling Tale from the Time of Moctezuma

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by Karen Wallace, Helen Flook
     
 

One dawn, a fiery comet appears over the city. The Great Emperor
Montezuma commands Chantico's uncle, the soothsayer, Ahcambal, to
explain the meaning of it. When Ahcambal cannot come up with an
answer, he is thrown into prison to be executed. What can Chantico do
to save his uncle? Luckily, Chantico is not an ordinary boy - he has
the gift of…  See more details below

Overview

One dawn, a fiery comet appears over the city. The Great Emperor
Montezuma commands Chantico's uncle, the soothsayer, Ahcambal, to
explain the meaning of it. When Ahcambal cannot come up with an
answer, he is thrown into prison to be executed. What can Chantico do
to save his uncle? Luckily, Chantico is not an ordinary boy - he has
the gift of second sight. He uses his own skills to come up with a
cunning plan to save his Uncle. But can he do it in time?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781408153338
Publisher:
BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING
Publication date:
12/05/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
64
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

Karen Wallace is an award-winning author of children's books. Her first novel for older readers, Raspberries on the Yangtze (Simon & Schuster) was shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. The first in her series for younger readers, The Crunchbone Castle Chronicles, published by A&C Black, was selected for the Summer Reading Challenge in 2006. The Goosepimple Bay Sagas was a World Book Day recommended read in 2008 and Li Fu's Great Aim was chosen for the recent Boys into Books promotion.

Helen Flook was born in Wales, lived in Canada, and is now resident once again in Abergwyngregyn, Wales. She has illustrated hundreds of children's books both in the UK and North America, and tends to work with acrylic inks or pen and ink. Helen is A & C Black's resident illustrator for the Terry Deary's Tales books.

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