Synopses & Reviews
Strange things begin happening after Arthur Pengaligon dreams of a strange figure who hands him a key shaped like a minute hand. A winged man-dog tries to invade his house. A sleeping sickness falls over the city. And then there's the weird new house that only Arthur can see. . .
Before long, Arthur realizes he's stumbled into a strange new universe of moving staircases and gigantic clocks - and it's up to him to set things right in a literal race against time.
Full of adventure and mystery, Mister Monday is the first book of seven in the Keys to the Kingdom series.
From the Cassette edition.
Seven days. Seven keys. Seven virtues. Seven sins. One mysterious house is the doorway to an improbable world--where one boy is about to venture and unlock a number of fantastical secrets.
About the Author
GARTH NIX was born on a Saturday in Melbourne, Australia. He has won the Aurealis Awards for Best Fantasy Novel, Best Young Adult Novel, and Best Children’s Novel—all in the same year. His novels include Sabriel, Lirael, and Abhorsen as well as the complete Keys to the Kingdom series. These titles are all available on audio from Listening Library. He lives near Coogee Beach in Sydney, Australia, with his wife Anna and their children.