The Robbersons and the League of Bandits

Description

When head bandit Big Hemmi’s Robbers’ Handbook secrets are revealed, a new page is turned in the history of highway robbery

Maisie’s ”robber godmother”, the writer Kaija Robberson, is being married. Kaija and Hannes plan to hold their wedding in Lapland. The Robbersons agree to meet with the Tundra Doom robber gang while there, for they hold the very last heraldic syllable needed to open the Robbers’ Handbook.

But not everything goes according to plan: when the Doom syllable is finally in hand, the Spellcharmers arrive and muddle everything. Hele ends up a hostage, and Maisie unravels the code under extreme pressure. On top of everything, a crowd of hungry uninvited bandits arrives at the wedding…

Genre

Series

The Robbersons

Author

Original title

Me Rosvolat ja ryöväriliitto

English extract

See above

Year of publication

2014

Original publisher

Otava

Page count

180

Reviews

In true Scandinavian spirit, Maisie becomes a modern-day Ronia the Robbers’ Daughter. Me and the Robbertsons is a brilliant, topsy-turvy, humorous book full of suprising twists and turns and sparkling with imagination. Every page is a joy to read.