Deep Water

Deep Water

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The Strega-Borgia children are still reeling from the shock of their nanny's disappearance at the end of Deep Trouble. Without Flora to tend to them, the kids are growing up fast. Indeed, Titus is in the throes of a deeply embarrassing and magically accelerated puberty, while all around the usual chaos reigns. Baby Damp is learning to fly under the tutelage of a bat called Vesper, Ffup the dragon is struggling with the Atkins diet and Tarantella the tarantula is trying to teach her daughters the rudiments of mascara. So far, so StregaSchloss, but add in an arrest for murder, a demon intent on revenge and a suicidal deep-frozen ancestor and you have a recipe that could only be cooked up in a Gliori-cauldron.
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Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 24mm | 240.41g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552550477
  • 9780552550475
  • 630,607

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"Another fantastic book full of the Strega-Borgia family's antics" Teaching & Learning "In Debi Gliori's latest addition to her triumphant series, the plot runs riot again" Junior News & Mail "A convoluted, chaotic story that abounds with wicked fun" Sunday Tribune "A Gliori novel is always a rollercoaster of a ride, packed with linguistic and plotting invention, and she shows no sign of running out of ideas or energy" -- Kathryn Ross Scotsman
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About Debi Gliori

Debi Gliori is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including the very popular Mr Bear series. She won the Children's Book Award picture book section, and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1997. Her backlist in Doubleday/Corgi includes Tell Me Something Happy Before I Go to Sleep and The Very Small. Pure Dead Magic, which introduced the Strega-Borgias, was her first novel. It was followed by Pure Dead Wicked, Pure Dead Brilliant, Deep Trouble, Deep Water and Deep Fear. Debi lives in Scotland, near Edinburgh.
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Back cover copy

Being a teenager is tough for Titus and Pandora. Mrs McLachlan, witch and housekeeper extraordinaire, has disappeared, baby sister Damp thinks she's a bat, his vengeful Mafia uncle has struck a bargain with Hades and the pet dragon is driving everyone mad with her new diet.

Praise for the series:

'Wild' Sunday Times

'Exhilarating' Scotsman

'Bizarre' Guardian

'Intriguing' TES
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"A convoluted, chaotic story that abounds with wicked fun"
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Rating details

357 ratings
3.86 out of 5 stars
5 29% (104)
4 37% (132)
3 26% (93)
2 7% (24)
1 1% (4)
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