Serafina and the Black Cloak

Kirkus Reviews

Kirkus Reviews –¬†Serafina and the Twisted Staff:


“Even better than its predecessor, a¬†sequel that delivers nonstop thrills from beginning to end.”

“Beatty delivers an action-packed, suspenseful, emotionally resonant sequel.”

“Beatty continues to build a fascinating magical world, the Blue Ridge Mountains and Biltmore Estate developing beyond mere settings into characters themselves.”

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Kirkus Reviews –¬†Serafina and the Black Cloak:

“Beatty spins an enchanting mystery through lonely Serafina’s golden eyes.”

“Each new clue adds another brush stroke to this keenly perceptive portrait of a young girl searching for answers about herself and the world around her.”

“The book leaves readers satisfied with the plot but hungry for more about its unusual heroine.”

“Adults and children will eagerly follow Serafina from the basement into a world of self-discovery, justice, and new friendships.”

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Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty published by Disney Hyperion. ¬© 2017 Site by Robert Beatty BILTMORE ESTATE¬ģ images used with permission Voted #1 Best Middle Grade Books for 2015