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So Silver Bright

Theatre Illuminata

Lisa Mantchev

Square Fish

All Beatrice Shakespeare Smith has ever wanted is a true family of her own. And she’s close to reuniting her parents when her father disappears. Now Bertie must deal with a  vengeful sea goddess and a mysterious queen as she tries to keep her family—and the Theatre Illuminata—from crumbling. To complicate it all, Bertie is torn between her two loves, Ariel and Nate.

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CHAPTER ONE
 
We Will Persuade Him, Be It Possible
 
 
 
It is a nipping and an eager air.
Except, for once, Beatrice Shakespeare Smith was thinking of the weather and not Ariel. With a frigid coastal wind tugging at her hair, she sprinted up the stairs set into the White Cliffs. Questions flitted about her mind on the wings of tiny white moths, all drawn to a central, gleaming hope: the chance to have family—her family—reunited. She rehearsed her query for the Scrimshander as she raced ever higher:
Will you come with us to the theater? I
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"...fans of the series will find even more of what they loved in this book: the surrealistic imagery; the witty wordplay and literary allusions; and favorite characters..."--School Library Journal

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Lisa Mantchev

  • Lisa Mantchev is the author of the Theatre Illuminata series, including Eyes Like Stars and Perchance to Dream. She grew up in the small Northern California town of Ukiah. She wrote her first play in the fourth grade, and has been involved in theater ever since. She received two scholarships to study drama at the University of California, Irvine. She won the Chancellor’s Award for Undergraduate Research in Drama her senior year while studying in the Campuswide Honors Program. After graduation, she taught English at the Lycée Internationale de Los Angeles and created their Drama After School Program. In between report cards and drafting scripts for winter and spring productions, she wrote fiction.  Her first professional short fiction sale was in 2002, and her debut trilogy sold in 2007. Mantchev makes her home on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington state with her husband Angel, her daughter Amélie and four hairy miscreant dogs. When not scribbling, she can be found on the beach, up a tree, making jam or repairing things with her trusty glue gun.
  • Lisa Mantchev
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So Silver Bright

Theatre Illuminata

Lisa Mantchev

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