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Pete and Alastair Montague are just a couple of mystery-solving twins, living an ordinary life. Or so they thought. After a strange storm erupts on a visit to the beach, they discover there is more to their detective skills than they had thought. Their guardian, David Faber, a once prominent professor, has been keeping secrets about their parents and what the boys are truly capable of. At the same time, three girls go missing after casting a mysterious spell, which sets in motion a chain of events that takes their small town down an unexpected path. With the help of David's daughter, Charlie, they discover there are forces at work that they never could have imagined, which will impact their lives forever. An exciting new graphic novel from innovative creators Nathan Page and Drew Shannon that is at once timely and thrilling.

 

Details

ISBN: 9780525646778
Audience: Children / Juvenile
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 352
Publication Date: 14 Jul 2020
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publication City, Country: New York, United States
Dimensions (cm): 21.1(H) x 14.7(L)

 

Reviews

Hints at a complicated institution of magic and questions about the twins' parents point toward adventures to come in this fantasy-mystery series with impressive depth. --Booklist, starred review

"Humor and character development abound along with thoughtful musings as the novel skillfully entwines its subplots into a tale that ties up every loose end by the time the United States has had its first successful moon landing...Riveting." - Kirkus (starred review)

"The art is charming. . . . The sequences featuring witches are especially striking. . . . Set against the backdrop of the late 1960s burgeoning gay rights movement, the tale also explores the complications of grappling with an LGBTQ+ identity in more close-minded times." --School Library Journal

"Reading like an aged-up supernatural reimagining of classic Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew, this magical mystery graphic novel--lushly rendered in full color and set in the summer of '69--makes full use of its vintage vibe to offer something new." --The Bulletin

 

Author Biography

Nathan Page was born in Kingston, Ontario, where he began writing and performing at an early age. He moved to Toronto in 2010, and now, in addition to writing The Montague Twins, he is a therapist for children who have autism. This is his first graphic novel. Drew Shannon is a Toronto-based illustrator born in London, Ontario, who moved after graduating from Sheridan's illustration program in 2011. Some of his clients include the Globe and Mail, the Washington Post, Reader's Digest, NPR, UNICEF, and more. His first children's book, Extreme Battlefields, with author Tanya Lloyd Kyi, was published in 2016 by Annick Press. See more of his work at drewshannon.ca.

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