WINNER ABIA BOOK OF THE YEAR FOR YOUNGER READERS
Stella Montgomery lives in the Hotel Majestic in the seaside town of Withering By Sea with her three awful aunts.
Stella stumbles apon a old man who is also a resident of the Hotel hiding a mysterious package in a urn. Intrigued as to what it is Stella decides to take a look one night but is interrupted by thieves who are also looking for this package. Stella manages to hide the package which is just a tiny bottle but something is lurking inside!
It's a nail biting adventure in which Stella has to overcome the perpetrator and his evil men that will do anything to get their hands on this little bottle!
I absolutely loved Withering By Sea, the setting was magical & enchanting, the book is beautifully illustrated throughout that left me wanting more with the turn of every page. I can't wait to read the second book to see what Stella gets up to next!
Wade, Blacktown QBD