By Michelle Lovric
Unique booklet: 2009
Teodora has constantly longed to go to Venice, and finally she has her likelihood. yet unusual and sinister issues are afoot within the appealing floating urban. Teo is readily subsumed right into a mystery international during which salty-tongued mermaids run subversive printing presses, ghosts stable and undesirable patrol the streets, statues converse, rats learn, and librarians fluidly develop into cats. And the place a publication, The Key to the key City, leads Teo directly into the center of the chance that threatens to break town to which she feels she belongs. An historical proverb turns out to unite Teo with a Venetian boy, Renzo, and with the Traitor who has again from the darkish previous to wreak revenge. . . . yet who's the Undrowned baby destined to avoid wasting Venice?
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