Author(s): Paul Stewart
'Sanctaphrax will be destroyed by the energy of the mother storm...' Far over the Edge, the Mother Storm is brewing - a storm more terrifying than any seen in the lifetime of any Edgelander. Sweeping in from the open sky, it must strike the source of the Edgewater River to bring new energy to the land. But in its way is Sanctaphrax - a magnificent city built on a floating rock and tethered to the land by a massive chain...Only one person can save the Edgelands from certain disaster: Twig, the young sky pirate captain who had dared to sail over the Edge - but returned with his memory shattered and his crew flung far and wide. But to recover his memory and take action, Twig must first find his lost crew. And this means a journey back into the Deepwoods - and beyond...
The third book of the Twig saga, part of the bestselling Edge Chronicles
"Fabulously illustrated ... and written with more than usual elegance" The Sunday Times "A richly inventive fantasy" Literary Review "At the sharp end of today's fantasy novels" The Times "For readers who love fantasy" Independant "Packed with action and adventure. There is a touch of the Lewis Carrolls to its authors' enthusiastic and uninhibited inventiveness and to the illustrations" Starburst
Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell are the creators of the hugely successful Edge Chronicles, which have sold over three million copies and have been translated into over thirty languages worldwide. Their other collaborations include the Barnaby Grimes series and the Far Flung Adventures, the first of which, Fergus Crane, won the 2004 Gold Smarties Prize.