Balthazar Fabuloso in the Lair of the Humbugs by I. J. Brindle,Sholto Walker

By I. J. Brindle,Sholto Walker

What makes 11-year-old Balthazar's eccentric kin of magicians strange is the truth that they really have magical powers. simply Balthazar lacks the family members expertise. So while the total relatives other than Balthazar disappears in the course of an area dinner theater functionality it truly is as much as him to discover them. to attempt to unfastened his family Balthazar needs to paintings with a few questionable characters, together with a long-lost lunatic uncle, 3 enigmatic senior voters and the loathsome Pagan Fistula.
At the guts of those disappearances is a strength so evil that the world's such a lot preeminent magicians cower sooner than it. What desire may well a ragtag team of misfits have opposed to it? This wildly innovative debut novel makes use of magic, humor and excessive event to reaffirm a few primary family members values.

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