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Garth Nix
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Drowned Wednesday (#3 Keys to the Kingdom)

Garth Nix



Fantasy » Urban Fantasy;
Fantasy » Young Adult;
Young Adult » Young Adult Fantasy


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Arthur Penhaligon has a broken leg and a bad attack of asthma, but there's no time for recovery. Drowned Wednesday has sent a ship to pluck him from the safety of his bed, miles from any ocean, and sail him back to the House.

From hospital room to the high seas, Arthur must battle pirates, storms, monsters made of Nothing and a vast beast that can't stop eating. Arthur struggles to unravel the mystery of the Architect's disappearance, and the plotting of the Trustees. For the sake of all that dwell in the Secondary realms, he must discover the third part of the Will and claim the Third Key.

But first. can Arthur trust the Raised Rats? Where are Leaf and Suzy? And how will he survive life aboard ship on the treacherous Border Sea?

Drowned Wednesday is the third book in the Keys to the Kingdom series

By:   Garth Nix
Imprint:   ALLEN & UNWIN
Country of Publication:   Australia
Volume:   3
Dimensions:   Height: 195mm,  Width: 130mm,  Spine: 28mm
Weight:   350g
ISBN:   9781741144413
ISBN 10:   1741144418
Series:   Keys to the Kingdom
Pages:   372
Publication Date:   January 2005
Recommended Age:   From 10
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Young adult ,  English as a second language ,  Preschool (0-5)
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

this reader for one, can't wait for the next installment.' Chloe Mauger, Magpies, Vol 20, No 1, March 05enough to keep us wanting more without delay.' Viewpoint12 Autumn 2005I said once that this series was better than Harry Potter, and Garth Nix just keeps proving me right.' ACYL Newsletter May 2005.Nix's world of myth, legend and history is nicely complex, allowing young people to engage with it at various levels of understanding.' Age?packed with suspense and pirates, gunpoweder and plot. Excellent' Canberra Times19/2/05

  • Short-listed for Young Australians' Best Book Award (YABBA) 2010 (Australia)
  • Winner of Fiction for Older Readers 2005 (Australia)
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