Rita and the Alchemist’s Dream

Exploring what it’s like to be a kid, the humorous stories in the 'Rita’s World' series are told through the eyes of Rita, a brave, witty, adventurous eight-year-old who has to deal with all of the issues pertaining to her age — family, friends, school — and she often travels the world with her Uncle Daniel and leads us into incredible adventures!

Rita’s uncle, Daniel, searches for an alchemist’s diary in Prague in this humorous novel filled with magic. The great alchemist Gatuso, who sought to transform common metals into gold, was rumored to have succeeded before meeting a mysterious end. While helping her uncle, Rita discovers that people tell many legends, including those about alchemists, and that sometimes those stories get confused with reality.



Ideal for middle-grade readers