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Amanda in Spain
Amanda in Spain

Amanda in Spain

The Girl in the Painting

An Amanda Travels Adventure

JUVENILE FICTION

102 Pages, 5 x 7.8

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB, Mobipocket

Trade Paper, $9.95 (CA $11.95) (US $9.95)

Publication Date: May 2011

ISBN 9781926760551

Rights: WOR

Central Avenue Publishing (May 2011)

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Overview

"Be prepared to learn a lot about the culture while you follow Amanda on her adventure.”—Laura Best, author, Bitter, Sweet“What a great way for a young person to learn about a culture and to be inspired to experience other countries themselves."—Irene Butler, author, Trekking the Globe with Mostly Gentle FootstepsAmanda Jane Ross is certainly becoming a world traveller; she's now in sunny Spain on vacation with her friend Leah. While there, she encounters a mysterious young girl who looks eerily like the girl in a famous painting she saw in a Madrid museum. Even weirder, the girl keeps showing up wherever Amanda finds herself - Madrid, the remote mountains of rural Spain, the beaches on the Mediterranean Sea, a lively fiesta and the busy streets of Barcelona. Amanda wants to help this sweet, young girl and her beloved pony escape the clutches of a mean horse-dealer.Come with Amanda on her next adventure as she attempts to unravel the mystery behind the Girl in the Painting while she treks across Spain - always one step ahead of danger!Be sure to read all the books in this exciting Amanda Travels series! 1. Amanda in Arabia: The Perfume Flask2. Amanda in Spain: The Girl in the Painting3. Amanda in England: The Missing Novel4. Amanda in Alberta: The Writing on the Stone5. Amanda on the Danube: The Sounds of Music6. Amanda in New Mexico: Ghosts in the Wind7. Amanda in Holland: Missing in Action8. Amanda

Reviews

"Amanda in Spain is a book for the young and the young-at-heart. Vivid descriptions of the country and its customs, humorous details, and enough tension that keeps you turning the page, make this a very enjoyable reading. I look forward to Amanda's next adventure!" —Christa Polkinhorn, author, An Uncommon Family

"Be prepared to learn a lot about the culture while you follow Amanda on her adventure." —Laura Best, author, Bitter, Sweet 

"What a great way for a young person to learn about a culture and to be inspired to experience other countries themselves." —Irene Butler, author, Trekking the Globe with Mostly Gentle Footsteps

Author Biography

Brought up on a ranch in southern Alberta, Darlene Foster dreamt of writing, travelling the world and meeting interesting people. She also believes everyone is capable of making their dreams come true. It's no surprise that she's now an award-winning author of the children's adventure series, Amanda Travels, and divides her time between the west coast of Canada and Orihuela Costa, in Spain.