"The bestselling author of the Shatter Me series takes readers beyond the limits of their imaginationain this captivating new middleagradeaadventureawhereacolor is currency, adventure is inevitable, and friendship is found inathe most unexpected places.aa There are only three things that matter to twelve-year-old Alice Alexis Queensmeadow- Mother, who wouldn't missaher;amagic and color, whichaseem to elude her; and Father, who always loved her.aThe day Father disappears fromaFerenwood heatakes nothing but a ruler with him. But it'sabeen almost three years sinceathen, and Alice is determinedato find him. She loves her father even moreathan she loves adventure, and she's aboutatoaembark on one to find the other. But bringing Father home is no small matter. In order to find himashe'll have toatravel through the mythical, dangerousaland ofaFurthermore, whereadown can be up, paper is alive, and left can be both right and very, very wrong. Her onlyacompanion is aaboy named Oliver whose own magicalaability is based in lies and deceit-and with a liar by her side inaland where nothing is asait seems, it will take all of Alice's wits (and every limbashe'sagot) toafind Father and returnahome to Ferenwood in one piece. On her quest to find Father Alice must first find herself-and hold fast to the magicaofalove in the face of loss."
Tahereh Mafi is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Shatter Me series. She was born in a small city somewhere in Connecticut and currently resides in Santa Monica, California, with her husband, fellow author, Ransom Riggs. She can usually be found overcaffeinated and stuck in a book.