Wild Reading 06/07/20
Big Change for Stuart
Publisher: Doubleday Children's Books
Teeny-tiny Tony Horten, the magician, has disappeared. His great-nephew, Stuart, has is now the owner of his workshop and has discovered seven of his mysterious stage illusions. If he can track down his great-uncle's Will, he would own the illusions and could sell them for a small fortune.
Each illusion is a gateway to a puzzle involving real magic. Stuart and his best friend April must solve the puzzles to uncover the clues they need to discover the whereabouts of the Will. But as danger looms, what is more important to Stuart – becoming rich or sharing his adventures with his best friend?
The sequel to the highly acclaimed Small Change for Stuart does not disappoint. Full of intriguing magical puzzles, this warm and humorous story has well-observed characters, including a resourceful hero in Stuart.