Tower of Treasure


As an acrobat in a traveling circus, 14-year-old orphan Dessa Redd flies through the air with ease. Still, she is weighed down by troubling memories. But when her ragtag circus troupe pulls into the city of Kingsbridge, Dessa feels a tickle of hope. Maybe here in the royal city she will finally find her twin brother --- or the mysterious man who snatched him away when they were just children.

Meanwhile, Topper, the circus juggler, recruits Dessa and the circus strongman, Fisk, for the job of robbing the royal treasury. Hungry and desperate, both agree, setting off a series of adventures that will take the three thieves from one end of the world to the other in search of Dessa's long-lost brother.

Scott Chantler's fast-paced story will engage readers while his bold-lined art with richly detailed backgrounds is a tribute to classic comic books.

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Awards & Reviews

“The banter among the three is sharp and witty and balances the visual pacing effortlessly. Fast paced, cleanly illustrated, great fun.”
— Kirkus Reviews, August 2010
“Chantler effectively presents action and adventure, with atmospheric coloring to convey the mood. It's an entertaining and action packed new fantasy adventure series that will appeal to fans of the genre.”
— Publishers Weekly, August 2010
“... creates thrilling action sequences that don't sacrifice sense for sizzle, making this the kind of fantasy tale that can be relished by children of all ages.”
— Quill & Quire, Starred Review, September 2010
2012 - Alberta Children's Choice Rocky Mountain Book Award, Short-listed
2011 - Outstanding Comic Book Cartoonist, Joe Shuster Awards, Short-listed
2011 - Comics for Kids, Joe Shuster Awards, Winner
2011 - Best Books for Kids & Teens, Starred Selection, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Winner

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