Peter and the Shadow Thieves (Peter and the Starcatchers)

By Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson

In this riveting and adventure-packed follow-up to Peter and the Starcatchers, we find Peter leaving the relative safeguard of Mollusk Island-along along with his relied on significant other Tinker Bell-for the chilly, damp streets of London. On a tricky trip around the sea, he and Tink realize the darkish and lethal, slithering part-man/part-creature Lord Ombra. it sounds as if the scary Ombra has quite a few mysterious powers together with the facility to make shadows disappear. whilst Peter reaches London, he units out to discover the indomitable Molly. jointly they have to strive against Ombra's negative forces to either defend the Starcatchers and the precious starstuff and most significantly to rescue Molly's mom from the clutches of evil. Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson have performed it again-written a compulsively readable, impossible-to-put-down story that would pride readers of every age.

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It’s previous English, it truly is. various of the large homes around the following has obtained previous English names. ” “Se Mona,” stated George. “Means ‘the moon. ’” “You converse outdated English? ” stated Molly. “Well, no longer fluently,” stated George, attempting with no good fortune to sound modest. “But I’ve studied it adequate to get via. the home you stayed at along with your father—do you keep in mind if it had a reputation? ” Molly frowned. “It might’ve,” she stated. “But I don’t have in mind what it used to be. ” “What’s the outdated English observe for famous person? ” acknowledged Peter. “I think it’s steorra,” acknowledged George. Peter checked out Peavey. “Is there a home named Steorra? ” “Never heard of one,” acknowledged Peavey. “What approximately ‘light’? ” acknowledged Molly. George requested Peavey: “Are any of the homes named Leoht? ” “Not in order i do know. ” “What approximately ‘return’? ” acknowledged Peter, with a look at Molly. George close his eyes, deep in idea. while he opened them, he acknowledged to the driving force, “Is there a home through the identify of…Gecierran? ” on the sound of the identify, Peavey flinched. “You be aware of the identify? ” stated George. “Yes, i do know it,” stated Peavey. “But I don’t be aware of that I’d are looking to pass there, if i used to be you. ” “Why no longer? ” stated George. Peavey hesitated, then acknowledged, “There’s speak that unusual issues take place there. For years and years. humans steer clear of there. ” “What forms of unusual issues? ” acknowledged George. “Ghosts? ” He smirked at Peter and Molly. “Witchcraft? ” “Yes,” Peavey acknowledged, in a quiet voice that erased George’s smirk. Molly and Peter exchanged a glance. “We are looking to pass there,” acknowledged Molly. Peavey nodded slowly. “All correct, then,” he acknowledged. “But it’ll expense additional. ” “We’ll pay,” stated George. “Get in, then,” acknowledged Peavey. “It’s a part hour away. ” however it used to be prior to that after the roofline of the grand condominium got here into view. at the maximum top, in actual fact obvious within the final rays of the environment solar, used to be a climate vane. And atop it, glowing gold, was once a five-pointed famous person. bankruptcy 88 an exceptional buddy OF HIS THE POUNDING at the carriage roof startled Slank conscious. He opened his eyes to work out Nerezza parting the curtain. Ombra leaned previous Nerezza to determine out the carriage window, Nerezza urgent himself again into the seat to prevent touch with the darkish shape. woman Aster stared unflinchingly forward. Ombra studied the scene out the window. The solar had set; an entire moon was once simply emerging within the transparent night sky, nonetheless low at the horizon yet brilliant sufficient to light up the geographical region. The carriage, after an entire day of go back and forth, had reached its destination—a airborne dirt and dust tune on a small upward push overlooking a patchwork of fields that ran for miles. Fifty yards away, on the finish of the music, sat a stone cottage, chimney smoking, and some tumbledown outbuildings of weathered wooden. “No neighbors,” Nerezza acknowledged. “And a very good view. As you asked, my lord. ” Ombra made a noise that appeared like contract. “Mister Slank,” he groaned. “Take Gerch and go searching. ” “Yes, my lord. ” Slank climbed out; he and Gerch headed off towards the cottage. a couple of minutes later they back. “The outbuildings are empty,” Slank suggested. “There’s humans within the cottage—an previous lady knitting, and an previous guy splitting kindling within the kitchen.

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