The Alchemist's Portrait

  • Pages:128
  • Publisher:Tradewind Books
  • Themes:Fantasy, Science fiction, art, Holland, boyhood
  • Available:01/01/2003
  • Age Groups:Fiction Ages 9-12
  • ATOS:5.4
On a school trip to the museum, Matthew has an eerie meeting with Peter Glimmer, who was imprisoned in his own portrait by his uncle, the villainous alchemist, Nicolaas van der Leyden. Peter Glimmer entrusts Matthew with recovering from the past the one thing that can save the world. Encountering magic, mayhem and murder, Matthew ends up in a desperate race back through time in order to save the future.
Golden Eagle Book Award   | 2004  |  Short-listed