How to hatch a phoenix egg in four easy steps ...Michael, Molly, Jess and Jason are all more settled in their new home in Moorways Meet, but after their last adventure, they aren't finding a life without magic much fun. Then they find an old piece of paper with A Map For Those Who Seek Hidden Treasure written on it - it looks as though things are going to get exciting again! And it does! The children discover Fenella - an aging diva of a phoenix in their garden shed - who tells them she needs their help to hatch her egg. But they've only got six days to do it in and they need to collect four magical things from across the world and throughout time. Is mysterious old Mr Magnus who keeps hanging around as harmless as Fenella says? Will the children follow the treasure map and complete their new magical quest?
The queen and king of young fiction, Linda Chapman and Steve Cole, are back with the follow up to the succesful family adventure Genie Us!
Linda Chapman was born in 1969. Before before becoming a full-time writer in 1999, she had many jobs including being a teacher, stage manager, book-seller, university researcher and dog trainer. She has written over seventy books for children including the My Secret Unicorn, Stardust and Not Quite a Mermaid series. Linda lives in a village in Leicestershire with her family and two Bernese Mountain dogs. When she is not writing she spends her time looking afer her two young daughters, reading, putting on plays and horse riding. Born in 1971, Steve Cole spent a happy childhood in rural Bedfordshire being loud and aspiring to amuse. He liked books, and so went to the University of East Anglia to read more of them. Later on he started writing them too, with titles ranging from pre-school poetry to Young Adult thrillers (with more TV and film tie-ins than he cares to admit to along the way). He is the author of the popular Astrosaurs and Cows in Action series.