Peter and the Shadow Thieves (Peter and the Starcatchers)

By Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson

In this riveting and adventure-packed follow-up to Peter and the Starcatchers, we find Peter leaving the relative security of Mollusk Island-along together with his depended on spouse Tinker Bell-for the chilly, damp streets of London. On a tough trip around the sea, he and Tink become aware of the darkish and lethal, slithering part-man/part-creature Lord Ombra. it appears the scary Ombra has numerous mysterious powers together with the facility to make shadows disappear. whilst Peter reaches London, he units out to discover the indomitable Molly. jointly they need to wrestle Ombra's bad forces to either guard the Starcatchers and the precious starstuff and most significantly to rescue Molly's mom from the clutches of evil. Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson have performed it again-written a compulsively readable, impossible-to-put-down story that may pride readers of every age.

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This was once fast by way of Pondle’s sharp consumption of breath as he observed the gossamer wings, the tiny, beautiful face, the impossibly expressive eyes, now large with worry. Pondle checked out Wren, then again at Tinker Bell, then again at Wren. “But what…” he acknowledged, “what is it? ” “It’s a fairy, sir,” stated Wren. He repeated it softly, for he had difficulty believing it himself: “A fairy. ” “Where did you get her? ” “I’m afraid I’m no longer at liberty to claim, Your Lordship,” acknowledged Wren. Pondle gave Wren an important glance. “I see,” he acknowledged, returning his gaze to Tink. A pause, then: “How a lot? ” Wren have been watching for this second, understanding that the fee he may possibly extract, and the standard of his destiny existence, relied on how badly Pondle sought after the creature. Wren observed by means of Pondle’s expression that he sought after it very badly certainly. Wren took a breath, exhaled, and got here out with it: “Five thousand kilos. ” Pondle spun to stand Wren, his face reddening. “But that’s outrageous! ” he sputtered. Edgar bared his tooth. Wren nodded understandingly. “I agree it’s a considerable sum, sir, but—” “It’s a fortune! ” bellowed Pondle. “As I say,” Wren stated flippantly, “I definitely comprehend in the event that your Lordship don’t desire to pay it. yet it’s no longer on a daily basis a guy will get an opportunity to possess this kind of creature as this, is it? ” Pondle stared at Tink, asserting not anything. Wren went on: “And as I say, there wouldn’t be no different collector in all of britain may declare to have the sort of, now may there? ” Pondle saved watching Tink. “I introduced it on your Lordship first,” persevered Wren, “because i understand how a lot Your Lordship appreciates the actually infrequent merchandise. but when the fee is just too excessive, I definitely comprehend. ” Wren picked up the canvas and made as though to hide the cage. “I’ll simply take it to Lord Shaftsbury, and I’m definite he—” “Shaftsbury! ” stated Pondle. Edgar emitted a screech. Pondle detested Shaftsbury, who had as soon as outbid Pondle on an albino ocelot, and not didn't remind him of this at social gatherings. Pondle threw his arm out, blocking off Wren’s efforts to hide the cage. “I are looking to carry it,” he acknowledged. Wren slightly suppressed a grin. Pondle had taken the bait; the hook could quickly be set. “Certainly, m’lord,” he acknowledged. He opened the cage door and thoroughly reached within. The canaries darted this fashion and that, keeping off his hand. Tink went to the other facet of the cage, urgent her again opposed to the twine. Wren’s hand stumbled on the cage towards her. simply because it reached her, she darted to her left, yet Wren, the skilled bird-snatcher, had obvious it coming, and simply grabbed her. Tink opened her mouth and sunk her small yet sharp the teeth into Wren’s thumb. “Aaah! ” he acknowledged, wincing, yet now not letting pass. “What is it? ” acknowledged Pondle, peering into the cage, Edgar peering with him. “It’s nothing,” acknowledged Wren, repositioning his hand so his thumb was once out of diversity of Tink’s mouth, yet holding a good grip on her as he pulled her from the cage and driven the door close. “This one’s a bit feisty. you must beware of its mouth. ” Eagerly, Pondle reached his sweaty palms ahead, and Wren conscientiously pressed Tinker Bell into them.

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