The Da Vinci Code for kids—the extraordinary code cracking series concludes in this sixth and final adventure with real codes, real mysteries, and real danger.
The team of code-crackers face a new code that has never been solved. Brodie, Hunter and Tusia are back at Station X, the secret code-cracking station at Bletchley Park. And they are still wrestling with the great unanswered question: what secret lies behind the ancient, coded Voynich Manuscript? Their first adventure left them with a musical box that plays a tune by the composer, Elgar. Elgar loved codes.
At once they are off on a new search which takes them to the stories behind Elgar's famous music and a coded letter he wrote to a young friend, Dorabella. The 'Dorabella Cipher' has never, ever been solved. Now our team of code-breakers are on a twisting trail via medieval book burnings in Florence, a mysterious boy known as the Orphan of the Flames, and a one-time famous prisoner in London's Newgate Prison who wrote about King Arthur. Where is it all leading? And will they survive, when hot on their trail is a secret organisation that has always thwarted the search for Truth and is prepared to kill to stop them...
'This gripping thriller ... will have you on the edge of your seats.' TBK Magazine
Age Range: 9 - 11 years
Grade Level: 4 - 6
Series: Secret Breakers (Book 2)
- Paperback: 336 pages
- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
- Language: English
Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.8 x 8 inches