Tuesday and her dog Baxterr are swept up into the magical land of story, where they must sail a runaway boat, battle fearsome pirates, and find their way out of the Swamp of Doubt, all in the search for Tuesday's missing mother.
Tuesday McGillycuddy loves stories - and her mother is a writer. A very famous writer, who has locked herself away in her writing room to finish the final book in her best-selling series for children. But when Tuesday knocks on her door, she discovers her mother is missing!
In search of Serendipity, Tuesday and her faithful dog Baxterr soon find themselves on a very dangerous mission. They enter the magical world where stories come from, a mysterious and unpredictable world, full of real danger and heart-stopping adventure.
With the help of pint-sized heroine Vivienne Small, Tuesday will need all her wit, courage, perseverance and imagination in order to get to The End and be reunited with the people she loves.
Short-listed, Reading and Enjoying Australian Literature (REAL) Awards, Fiction for Years 7-9, 2014
Angelica Banks is not one writer but two. Heather Rose and Danielle Wood have been friends for years. They have both written award-winning novels for adults. Danielle won the Vogel prize for her first novel, The Alphabet of Light and Dark. She is also the author of Rosie Little's Cautionary Tale for Girls and Housewife Superstar - The Very Best of Marjorie Bligh. Heather is the author of three novels, White Heart, The Butterfly Man and The River Wife. The Butterfly Man won the Davitt Award in 2006.
Danielle has a PhD in Creative Writing and lectures at the University of Tasmania. Heather is an award-winning specialist in the creative industries. They live on either side of the Derwent River with their families. Between them they have six children (including a set of twins), a dog, three cats, quite a few guinea pigs and countless fish and bees.