The Apothecary (The Apothecary Series)

The Apothecary (The Apothecary Series) by Maile Meloy 0142422061 9780142422069
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Its 1952 and the Scott family has just moved from Los Angeles to London. Here, fourteen-year-old Janie meets a mysterious apothecary and his son, Benjamin Burrows - a fascinating boy whos not afraid to stand up to authority and dreams of becoming a spy. When Benjamins father is kidnapped, Janie and Benjamin must uncover the secrets of the apothecarys sacred book, the Pharmacopoeia, in order to find him, all while keeping it out of the hands of their enemies - Russian spies in possession of nuclear weapons. Discovering and testing potions they never believed could exist, Janie and Benjamin embark on a dangerous race to save the apothecary and prevent impending disaster.

Together with Ian Schoenherrs breathtaking illustrations, this is a truly stunning package from cover to cover. Contains a teaser chapter of the sequel, The Apprentices.

Author: Maile Meloy

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 384

Publisher: Puffin Books

Publication Date: 2013-02-12

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