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Alex and the Ironic Gentleman Canadian Title

By Adrienne Kress   

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9780545990639 Paperback
416 Pages | 4.99" x 6.96" | Ages 9 to 12

Here is the tale of Alex and her quest to find the Infamous Wigpowder treasure and her kidnapped year-six teacher, Mr. Underwood. Along the way she encounters the likes of the Shakespeare-quoting Octopus, the talking walk-in fridge and a 1930's playboy who steals souls. She also rides a doomed Art Deco party train and goes to sea with Captain Magnanimous and the HMS Valiant. All this while being hotly pursued by the Daughters of the Founding Fathers Preservation Society, and Pirate Captain Steele the Inevitable, captain of the most deadly pirate ship this side of the equator – The Ironic Gentleman!