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Pure Dead Magic

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Pure Dead Magic

By Debi Gliori

Yearling, Paperback, 9780440418498, 208pp.

Publication Date: August 27, 2002

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Description

Things are not right at the Strega-Borgia castle. Signor Luciano Strega-Borgia has been kidnapped. Signora Baci Strega-Borgia is struggling with her spells at the Advanced Witchcraft Institute.Titus and Pandora don’t like their suspiciously cheerful and fearless new nanny. Baby Damp has been accidentally shrunk, e-mailed, and lost on the World Wide Web. And to top it off, there’s a gangster in a bunny suit lurking about. . . .

This seriously over-the-top, gothic romp is sure to have readers clamoring for the next Strega-Borgia adventure.



About the Author
Debi Gliori is an award-winning picture book author-illustrator. This is her first novel. "From the Hardcover edition."


Praise For Pure Dead Magic

"Mary Poppins meets the Addams Family in a nonstop farce.”
-- Kirkus Reviews, Starred

“Filled to bursting with an eccentric cast of characters, this extravagant tale combines magic, mafiaesque villainy, mythical beasts, foible-filled humans, and humor into a mixture that will appeal to fans of Diana Wynne Jones, J. K. Rowling and even Lemony Snicket. . . . Pure dead fun.”
-- School Library Journal

“Should Lemony Snicket grow a bit stale, here’s the perfect antidote.”
-- Kirkus Reviews, Starred

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