Mister Monday

Mister Monday

by Garth Nix

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 16/01/2017

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SHORT-LISTED: CBCA Book of the Year, Older Readers, 2004

Arthur Penhaligon is not supposed to be a hero. He is, in fact, supposed to die an early death. But then he is saved by a key shaped like the minute hand of a clock.

Arthur is safe but his world is not. Along with the key comes a plague brought by bizarre creatures from another realm. A stranger named Mister Monday, his avenging messengers with blood-stained wings, and an army of dog-faced Fetchers will stop at nothing to get the key back even if it means destroying Arthur and everything around him.

Desperate, Arthur ventures into a mysterious house a house that only he can see. It is in this house that Arthur must unravel the secrets of the key and discover his true fate.

Mister Monday is the first book in The Keys to the Kingdom series.

Garth Nix is the best-selling author of Sabriel, Lirael and Abhorsen.
ISBN:
9781741142136
9781741142136
Category:
Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
16-01-2017
Publisher:
ALLEN & UNWIN
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
336
Dimensions (mm):
195x130x31mm
Weight:
0.31kg
Garth Nix

Garth Nix was born in 1963 in Melbourne, Australia. A full-time writer since 2001, he previously worked as a literary agent, marketing consultant, book editor, book publicist, book sales representative, bookseller, and as a part-time soldier in the Australian Army Reserve.

Garth's books include the award-winning young adult fantasy novels Sabriel, Lirael, Abhorsen and Clariel; the dystopian novel Shade's Children; the space opera A Confusion of Princes; and a Regency romance with magic, Newt's Emerald. His fantasy novels for children include The Ragwitch; the six books of the Seventh Tower sequence; the Keys to the Kingdom series; and the Troubletwisters series and Spirit Animals: Blood Ties (co-written with Sean Williams).

More than five million copies of his books have been sold around the world, his books have appeared on the bestseller lists of the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, the Times and The Australian, and his work has been translated into forty-one languages. He lives in a Sydney beach suburb with his wife and two children.

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