In a world of magic, can science save the day? Wednesday Weeks never wanted to be a sorcerer's apprentice. She'd rather study science than magic. But when her cloak-wearing, staff-wielding grandpa is captured by a power-hungry goblin king, Wednesday must find a way to embrace her magical heritage and rescue him from the dreaded Tower of Shadows. Luckily, she's not alone. Her best friend Alfie is a prime-number fan and robotics expert who's all-in on Wednesday's epic plan involving parallel universes, swords of power, and a wise-cracking talking skull. But it's going to take more than science, magic, and the world's cutest robot to take down this bad guy. Because the goblin king is playing for the ultimate prize - and Wednesday and Alfie just walked into his trap...
Wednesday Weeks is a girl born into a world of magic. After her grandfather is kidnapped by the goblin king Wednesday and her friends must race against the clock through dimensions to rescue her grandfather and stop the goblin kings nefarious plan. Funny and action packed, this book is perfect for young readers getting in to fantasy and returning readers who enjoy Pratchett. - Abbie (QBD)
Wednesday Weeks is an ordinary girl in an ordinary school. She also happens to be a sorcerer's apprentice. When her magical grandfather pulls her out of science class to go on a quest in the Realm of Slugs, her best friend Alfie follows them. When the mission goes wrong, it's up to Wednesday and Alfie to save the day....with a little help from a talking skull, the world's cutest robot and their knowledge of real world science.
Warning - If you don't already like science, be careful because you might just love it after reading this book!
Book 2 comes out in September and I can't wait to see which of the nine realms Wednesday and Alfie will visit next. I hope it's the Realm of Unfriendly Cats! - Kellie (QBD)
A charming twist on the usual fantasy protagonist - Wednesday Weeks would rather be a scientist than a magician! She will need all her budding scientific knowledge, her magical heritage and the help of her best friend to defeat the powerful goblin king that captured her grandfather - a thoroughly enjoyable read. - Maya (QBD)
This novel follows a young magician Wednesday and her best friend and science genius Alfie.
They go on an adventure to rescue Wednesday's grandfather who is a grandmaster wizard through school and several other strange and weird dimensions.
This fun novel is ideal for any young fan of fantasy who wants a rollicking, enjoyable read. - Joshua (QBD)