Author(s): D. D. Everest; James de la Rue (Illustrator)
D. D. Everest's magical middle grade debut, now available in paperback, is filled with enchanted books and mysterious activity that is sure to captivate readers. Open this book...if you dare to face what awaits you inside!
On his twelfth birthday, Archie Greene receives a mysterious package containing an ancient book in a language he doesn't recognize. The gift leads him to a family he didn't know he had and a world he never knew existed.
With the help of his cousins, Bramble and Thistle, Archie tries to unravel the mystery behind his book, but he begins to realize that his gift is something more powerful than he could have imagined. And the only thing more perilous than its contents is being its owner. The book waited four hundred years for Archie Greene. Now Archie must discover why.
A phenomenal magical fantasy where bookshelves are enchanted, librarians are sorcerers and spells come to life, by an astonishing debut author.
D D Eversest is a successful business journalist and author who has written a number of adult non-fiction books. Archie Greene and the Magician's Instruction is his first book for children. Des lives with his family in a rambling Victorian house on the Ashdown Forest.