Bee has no family, no home and no prospects - until a kindly baker takes her on as his apprentice.
While delivering sweet treats to the royal palace, Bee makes a friend who finds herself in desperate trouble. Determined to do what she can to help, Bee embarks on a potentially dangerous quest for help, using only her wits and a little bit of magic.
Featuring pirates, tree sprites, kidnapping, shipwreck, wizards, secret islands, an evil mage and even a pet hedgehog, there is something to please most young readers in this fantasy adventure story. A great introduction to the world of fantasy fiction for younger readers.