One Beastly Beast: Two Aliens, Three Inventors, Four Fantastic Tales

by Garth Nix
Release date: 2007
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: fantasy, childrens, short stories

A funny, magical, colourful story collection for young children.

The stories are:

  • Serena and the Sea Serpent – in which a small girl discovers that being a Penguinmaid is too much fun!
  • Bill the Inventor – in which a young orphan discovers that finding ideal parents is very tricky indeed!
  • Blackbread the Pirate – in which Peter discovers that the world beneath his feet is fraught with rude rats!
  • The Princess and the Beastly Beast – in which Rinda discovers that monsters are not always so terrible on the inside...

Garth Nix takes on a younger audience with this collection of magical adventures. His trademark fertile imagination and spellbinding storytelling is sure to capture a whole new generation of fans.

(updated 2010-09-07)

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