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Splendors and glooms

Author: Laura Amy Schlitz; Candlewick Press.
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When Clara vanishes after the puppeteer Grisini and two orphaned assistants were at her twelfth birthday party, suspicion of kidnapping chases the trio away from London and soon the two orphans are caught in a trap set by Grisini's ancient rival, a witch with a deadly inheritance to shed before it is too late.
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Genre/Form: Adventure stories
Fantasy fiction
Historical fiction
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Newbery Medal: Honor book
Adventure fiction
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Amy Schlitz; Candlewick Press.
ISBN: 9780763653804 0763653802
OCLC Number: 774490795
Notes: "A Junior Library Guild selection"--Jacket.
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 2013.
Target Audience: Middle School
Description: 384 p. ; 23 cm.
Other Titles: Splendors & glooms
Responsibility: Laura Amy Schlitz.

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When Clara vanishes after the puppeteer Grisini and two orphaned assistants were at her twelfth birthday party, suspicion of kidnapping chases the trio away from London and soon the two orphans are caught in a trap set by Grisini's ancient rival, a witch with a deadly inheritance to shed before it is too late.

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Splendors and glooms

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2013-01-26) Good Permalink

Master Puppeteer, Gaspare Grisini, is so expert at using his puppets that they seem alive. Clara Wintermute, daughter of a wealthy English doctor, has him and his crew of two orphans perform at her birthday party. When she vanishes that night, Grisini is the main suspect. Lizzie and Parse try to find...
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