Amanda in Malta
The Sleeping Lady
by Darlene Foster
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Pub Date 11 May 2021 | Archive Date 10 May 2021
Perfect for reluctant readers!
Amanda receives a postcard from her best friend, Leah, and is surprised to learn that she is in Malta with her aunt. Reading between the lines, she senses Leah is in trouble. Desperate to help her, Amanda travels to Malta with her classmate Caleb and his parents.
Amanda is intrigued by this exotic island in the middle of the Mediterranean, full of colourful history, sun-drenched limestone fortresses, stunning beaches and fascinating birds. But…who is killing the protected birds? Who stole a priceless artifact from the museum? And why is Leah acting so strange? She couldn’t possibly be involved in these illegal activities, or could she?
Join Amanda and her friends as they visit ancient temples, an exciting falconry and the enchanting Popeye Village, as they try to get to the bottom of the mystery of the Sleeping Lady.
Be sure to read all the books in this exciting Amanda Travels series!
1. Amanda in Arabia: The Perfume Flask
2. Amanda in Spain: The Girl in the Painting
3. Amanda in England: The Missing Novel
4. Amanda in Alberta: The Writing on the Stone
5. Amanda on the Danube: The Sounds of Music
6. Amanda in New Mexico: Ghosts in the Wind
7. Amanda in Holland: Missing in Action
8. Amanda in Malta: The Sleeping Lady
Praise for the Amanda Travels Series “Fast-paced, spooky, and enough cultural reference to delight both readers and parents.” —Alex Lyttle, Author of From Ant to Eagle
“Foster’s writing is conversational and easy to read, and young readers will likely find the pages flying by.” —Quill & Quire
“A mysterious travel adventure with a brave, inquisitive, compassionate heroine. This is a fast-paced, fun read! Amanda will take you on a wonderful, visual, descriptive adventure.” —Author PJ Sarah Collins & Daughter, Elena Collins, Age 11
“Young readers will have great fun travelling alongside Amanda Ross in this fast-paced mystery that will keep readers guessing until the very last chapter.” —Jan L. Coates, Author, Finalist - Governor General’s Literary Awards
“A charming and fast-paced story that will delight its young audience as Amanda and Leah travel along the historic Danube River to deliver a very unique and mysterious violin.” —Suzanne de Montigny, Author
“There is A LOT of action packed into this little book!” —Mother Daughter Reviews