Collins Red Storybooks are longer, satisfying stories for confident young readers.
Illustrated by John Lupton
On Coronation Day in the year 1902, Maisie becomes an orphan. Alone and homeless, with only Max, her pet marmoset for company, she meets up with the world-famous magician, the Great Zapristi - man of a million secrets and master of illusion. Zapristi's favourite trick is chopping heads off cabbages, flowers and . . . his young assistants!
Find out how Maisie not only keeps her head but helps the King of England find the crown jewels in this rip-roaring show-stopping adventure!