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Carnival in a Fix (A Not-So-Impossible Tale) (Hardcover)

Carnival in a Fix (A Not-So-Impossible Tale) By Philip Reeve, Sarah McIntyre (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Philip Reeve, Sarah McIntyre (Illustrator)
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Journey to an amusement park on a moon!
Funfair Moon, the outer space amusement park where Emily lives, has the highest roller coasters, the most dizzying Tilt-A-Whirls, and the scariest ghost train in the galaxy. Normally, Emily’s heroes Jinks and O’Hare keep it in tip-top shape. But the day the funfair inspector comes, everything goes wrong. Peeploid’s Merry-Go-Round and Fudge Shoppe is spinning out of control, gravity has reversed on the biggest slide, and there are strange little spiny black balls all over the place! Can Emily help fix the carnival before the inspector closes it for good?
For early chapter book readers who are ready for something longer, the Not-So-Impossible Tales are packed with humor, action, and illustrations on almost every page.

About the Author

PHILIP REEVE is the acclaimed author of the Not-So-Impossible Tales, along with the Mortal Engines/Predator Cities series, the Fever Crumb series, and the Carnegie Medal–winning Here Lies Arthur. He was born and raised in the seaside town of Brighton and has been writing down adventures since he was five years old. You can learn more about Philip Reeve at and follow him on Twitter at @philipreeve1.
SARAH McINTYRE has written and illustrated several picture books and comics for children. Sarah’s delightfully over-the-top drawings and mischievous monkey illustrations brought her and Philip together for the Not-So-Impossible Tales. You can learn more about Sarah McIntyre at and follow her at @jabberworks.

Praise For…

Praise for the Not-So-Impossible Tales
“A madcap, magical blend of fluff and other good stuff.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review of Pugs of the Frozen North
“Wacky and fast moving.” —School Library Journal on Cakes in Space
“[A] sly and dashing tale.” —Kirkus Reviews on Oliver and the Seawigs

Product Details
ISBN: 9780385388009
ISBN-10: 0385388004
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: February 14th, 2017
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: A Not-So-Impossible Tale

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