Synopses & Reviews
A brilliantly inventive, fabulously illustrated addition to the Far- Flung Adventures series from the award-winning, bestselling author and illustrator team Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell. Set in the same world as the Fergus Crane
and Corby Flood
stories, this is the tale of a small boy, Hugo Pepper, and his amazing exploits.
Raised in the Frozen North by reindeer herders, his parents eaten by polar bears when he was just a baby, Hugo discovers that the sled they arrived in has a very special compass one that can be set to "Home." And so Hugo arrives in Firefly Square to discover a group of very special friends, and a dastardly enemy. With three-toed snowmen, a secret buried treasure, and a host of fabulous stories, this is a fantastic new tale in this series.
A boy, orphaned and raised in the Frozen North by reindeer herders, boards his birth parents' sled and sets its special compass to "Home," where he uncovers a plot that threatens his mermaid godmothers and other friends of his family.
Orphaned as a young boy, Hugo's only possession is a special sled with a magical compass that takes him to a land where he finds special friends to help him on his journey as he attempts to locate a secret buried treasure and fight off a dangerous enemy in the process.
Set in the same world as the Fergus Crane and Corby Flood stories, this is the tale of a small boy, Hugo Pepper, and his amazing exploits, making for a brilliantly inventive, fabulously illustrated addition to this series.
About the Author
Paul Stewart is a highly regarded author of books for young readers. He lives in Brighton, England.
Chris Riddell, is an award-winning illustrator and political cartoonist. He lives in Brighton, England.