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Corby Flood

The Far-Flung Adventures

by Chris Riddell, Paul Stewart

Corby Flood
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    Aug 2006, 256 pages

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The second magical, funny, and fabulously illustrated story in the Far Flung Adventures from the authors of the Edge Chronicles. Ages 8-12

From the book jacket: Corby Flood and her family are about to set sail on the rather ramshackle cruise ship, the S.S. Euphonia. Her boisterous brothers might not have noticed that anything is wrong, but Corby is highly observant and has a lot of time for note-taking and eavesdropping. Onboard, among the odd passengers and eccentric crew, there is a strange group of men in bowler-hats who call themselves The Brotherhood of Clowns. There's also a melancholy wailing sound coming from the hold. It's strictly out of bounds but Corby can't help investigating. What could be inside the crate she discovers down in the hold? As the ship arrives at its destination, Corby must enlist the help of some very well mustachioed locals to uncover the contents of the crate and the dark secrets of the menacing Clowns...

Comment: (by Natasha, aged 10).  Corby Flood is a little ...

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