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Kronos Chronicles #01: The Cabinet of Wonders

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Petra Kronos has a simple, happy life. But its never been ordinary. She has a pet tin spider named Astrophil who likes to hide in her snarled hair and give her advice. Her best friend can trap lightning inside a glass sphere. Petra also has a father in faraway Prague who is able to move metal with his mind. He has been commissioned by the prince of Bohemia to build the worlds finest astronomical clock. Petras life is forever changed when, one day, her father returns home—blind. The prince has stolen his eyes, enchanted them, and now wears them. But why? Petra doesnt know, but she knows this: she will go to Prague, sneak into Salamander Castle, and steal her fathers eyes back. Joining forces with Neel, whose fingers extend into invisible ghosts that pick locks and pockets, Petra finds that many people in the castle are not what they seem, and that her fathers clock has powers capable of destroying their world.

The Cabinet of Wonders is the first book in the Kronos Chronicles by Marie Rutkoski.

About the Author

MARIE RUTKOSKI is a professor of English literature at Brooklyn College. She specializes in Renaissance drama, childrens literature, and creative writing. She lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781250018045
Author:
Rutkoski, Marie
Publisher:
Square Fish
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Family/General (see also headings under Social Issues)
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Subject:
Historical - Europe
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Fiction
Series:
Kronos Chronicles
Series Volume:
No. 1
Publication Date:
20130131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 9
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
7.625 x 5.1875 in
Age Level:
from 10 up to 14

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