On a school trip to the museum, Matthew has an eerie meeting with Peter Glimmer, who was imprisoned in his own portrait by his uncle, the villainous alchemist, Nicolaas van der Leyden. Peter Glimmer entrusts Matthew with recovering from the past the one thing that can save the world. Encountering magic, mayhem and murder, Matthew ends up in a desperate race back through time in order to save the future.
|Product dimensions:||5.10(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.37(d)|
|Age Range:||8 - 11 Years|
About the Author
Simon Rose is the author of The Alchemist's Portrait, The Sorcerer's Letterbox, The Clone Conspiracy, The Emerald Curse, The Heretic's Tomb, The Doomsday Mask, The Time Camera, The Sphere of Septimus, Flashback, and Future Imperfect. He is also the author of The Children's Writer's Guide, a contributor to The Complete Guide to Writing Science Fiction and has written many non-fiction books with Weigl Publishers and Capstone.
Simon offers a wide variety of presentations, workshops and author in residence programs for schools, along with virtual author visits by video using Skype. He is an instructor for adults with the University of Calgary and Mount Royal University and offers a variety of online workshops for both children and adults.
Simon offers a number of services for writers, including manuscript evaluation, editing, writing workshops and coaching. Full details can be found at his website simon-rose.com. You may also visit his channel on YouTube, follow him on Twitter or connect on Facebook.