The Faceless Fiend

The Faceless Fiend

Being the Tale of A Criminal Mastermind, His Masked Minions and A Princess With A Butter Knife, Involving Explosives and A Certain Amount of Pushing and Shoving

Book - 2007
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Pioneering aviatrix Emmaline and her bouncy pilot, Rubberbones, are back for the second installment in the Mad Misadventures series. For the time being, they're safe from the headmistress and monsters of St. Grimelda's School. Their relative calm in the Yorkshire dales, however, is about to be shattered. A ruthless master criminal known as the Faceless Fiend wants very much to kidnap their haughty houseguest Princess Purnah, and it's obvious he'll stop at nothing (after all, he has no face to lose). With help from Aunt Lucy, the heroic butler Lal Singh and the hapless Professor Bellbuckle, Emmaline and Rubberbones devise an escape plan so bold, so clever, so completely insane that --- things get a lot worse.Follow our friends into the maze-like depths of darkest Victorian London as the villainous plot to abduct Princess Purnah leads to desperate chases, food fights, ridiculous costumes, balloons over London, famous fictional detectives, rat-killing contests and assorted mayhem.
Publisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press, [2007]
Copyright Date: ©2007
ISBN: 9781554531806
1554531802
Branch Call Number: WHI
Characteristics: 272 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Slavin, Bill

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princesspupule
Jun 24, 2014

Be sure to read The Strictest School in the World first...
You are bound to get hooked into the
mad cap adventures of Emmaline, Rab AKA Rubberbones,Princess Purnah, Aunt Lucy, and the mad Scientist, Professor Bellbuckle who are chased all over London by a man with no face.

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taupe_wombat_11 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 14

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