Maddigan's Quest

Author(s): Margaret Mahy

NZ Middle Fiction 8-12-year-olds

In a time not too far from our own, a colourful and bizarre group of travellers brave a post apocalyptic landscape - the acrobats, clowns, trapeze artists, jugglers and musicians who make up Maddigan's Fantasia. At the centre of the troupe is 12-year-old Garland, daughter of the late Ferdy Maddigan, Fantasia's ringmaster. Garland has made this trip many times, but this time the journey offers frightening new challenges ? including three mysterious children who join with no explanation of their origin, who become a dangerous enigma for Garland who slowly unlocks their secret. The story is vintage Mahy - a stunning and imaginative story with superb characters.The television series was filmed in New Zealand, with award-winning Australian producer Ewen Burnett (Bootleg BAFTA 2003 award for Best Children's Television Drama) and John Barnett of South Pacific Pictures, the company that produced Whalerider, and is destined to become an international classic. 13 Part TV Series scheduled to commence 7pm Saturday 11th March 2006 on TV3. TV TIE-IN EDITION OF MADDIGAN'S FANTASIA WHICH IS SHORTLISTED IN THE NEW ZEALAND POST BOOK AWARDS 2006

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General Fields

  • : 9781869506025
  • : HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
  • : HarperCollins Publishers (New Zealand)
  • : January 2006
  • : 200x130mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Margaret Mahy
  • : Colour photographs
  • : 493pp
  • : Paperback