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Deep water / Debi Gliori.

By: Gliori, Debi.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Gliori, Debi. Pure dead: 5.Publisher: London : Doubleday, 2005Description: 334 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0385606303 (hbk.).Subject(s): Magic -- Juvenile fiction | Castles -- Juvenile fiction | Families -- Scotland -- Juvenile fiction | Strega-Borgia family (Fictitious characters) -- Juvenile fiction | Scotland -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Children's fiction.DDC classification: [Fic.] Summary: The Strega-Borgia children are still reeling from the shock of their nanny's disappearance. Without Flora to tend to them the kids are growing up fast. Indeed, Titus is in the throes of a deeply embarrassing and magically accelerated puberty, while all around the usual chaos reigns. Baby Damp is learning to fly under the tutelage of a bat called Vesper, Ffup, the dragon is struggling with the Atkins diet and Tarantella, the tarantula, is trying to teach her daughters the rudiments of mascara. So far, so StregaSchloss, but add in an arrest for murder, a demon intent on revenge and a suicidal deep-frozen ancestor and you have a recipe that could only be cooked up in a Gliori-cauldron. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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The Strega-Borgia children are still reeling from the shock of their nanny's disappearance at the end of DEEP TROUBLE. Without Flora to tend to them the kids are growing up fast. Indeed, Titus is in the throes of a deeply embarrassing and magically accelerated puberty, while all around the usual chaos reigns. Baby Damp is learning to fly under the tutelage of a bat called Vesper, Ffup, the dragon is struggling with the Atkins diet and Tarantella, the tarantula, is trying to teach her daughters the rudiments of mascara. So far, so StregaSchloss, but add in an arrest for murder, a demon intent on revenge and a suicidal deep-frozen ancestor and you have a recipe that could only be cooked up in a Gliori-cauldron.

Also published as: Pure dead batty.

The Strega-Borgia children are still reeling from the shock of their nanny's disappearance. Without Flora to tend to them the kids are growing up fast. Indeed, Titus is in the throes of a deeply embarrassing and magically accelerated puberty, while all around the usual chaos reigns. Baby Damp is learning to fly under the tutelage of a bat called Vesper, Ffup, the dragon is struggling with the Atkins diet and Tarantella, the tarantula, is trying to teach her daughters the rudiments of mascara. So far, so StregaSchloss, but add in an arrest for murder, a demon intent on revenge and a suicidal deep-frozen ancestor and you have a recipe that could only be cooked up in a Gliori-cauldron. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

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Sequel to: Deep trouble.