Anouk, Ben and Cara dream of a fabulous treasure buried on the golden island across the harbour. A mysterious and grizzled old man offers them passage on his boat, but only if they can solve seven vexing riddles. If they succeed, a strange and magical prize awaits them.
Enchanting illustrations by Stéphane Jorish illuminate this story by one of Britain’s best- loved children’s authors
Kevin Crossley-Holland is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a winner of
the Guardian Children’s Fiction Award for The Seeing Stone. He lives on the Norfolk
coast in East Anglia, England.
Stéphane Jorisch one of Canada’s most celebrated illustrators. He is a two-time winner of the Governor General’s Award for Children’s Illustration (for Jabberwocky and The Owl and The Pussycat). He grew up in Montreal, where he now lives with his family.