Princess Olivia, Milo the peasant boy and a talking mouse embark on an epic adventure to save their famililes and rescue a kingdom.
Allan Stratton is the internationally acclaimed author of Chanda's Secrets (winner of the Michael L. Printz Honor Book). Other titles for young adults include Chanda's Wars, Borderline and Leslie's Journal. Allan has safaried in Africa, hiked the Great Wall of China, explored pyramids in Egypt and flown over Cappadocia in a balloon. He lives with his partner in Toronto with four cats and lots of fish.
An imaginative story with a strong element of friendship between a motley cast of characters. Milo, Princess Olivia and a curious talking mouse set off on an epic journey to defeat the Dream Witch, who is demanding the heart of the princess, or no child in the kingdom will be safe. Even so-called friends betray Olivia's parents so it's up to the intrepid Olivia to defeat the Dream Witch, Prince Leo and his uncle. Together with her friends they set off on a fantastical adventure, compelling told in this gripping story. www.parentsintouch.co.uk 20130419 Definitely recommended! The Book Bag A fast paced plot, full of humour, wonder and at times despair Curse of the Dream Witch The writing has pace and energy and some vivid images add to the reader's enjoyment The School Librarian