Phyllis Wong and the WAKING of the WIZARD by Geoffrey McSkimming
Published by Allen & Unwin
We all need mysteries. And author Geoffrey McSkimming has sprinkled the mysteries of magic, time travel and ancient places throughout the third book in his Phyllis Wong mysteries series - Phyllis Wong and the WAKING of the WIZARD.
The 400 page chapter book for children, aged 9 - 12 years, will have boys and girls turning the pages on their own crusade to find the answers to the intriguing incidents as Phyllis Wong, a young prestidigitator, journeys on a quest to track down one of history's greatest magicians.
Geoffrey McSkimming leaves a trail of clever clues throughout his magnetic writing, lulling the reader into thinking that they have solved the mystery, until, another twist changes the direction of the story. His rich vocabulary and witty humour is certain to delight the mind and ignite neurons.
I can assure you, that this book of cleverly crafted writing by Geoffrey McSkimming will take you on a magical adventure into the imagination, and will have you wanting to grab another book in the series.
Phyllis Wong and the WAKING of the WIZARD will appeal to all children who love to be immersed in the world of magic, and dabble in detective work at the same time.
CKT Book Reviewer
Author: Geoffrey McSkimming
Title: Phyllis Wong and the WAKING of the WIZARD
Publisher: Allen and Unwin Australia
Published: June 2015