By Lloyd Alexander
Who may well withstand a once-in-a-lifetime invitation to the Grand Duchess of Drackenberg's Diamond Jubilee party? now not Vesper Holly! Off she is going, along with her father or mother, Brinnie, and his spouse, Mary, and plunges right into a plot regarding a takeover test from neighboring Carpatia.
In brief order, Vesper unearths herself combined up with Gypsies, a kidnapping, and the invention of a beneficial Leonardo da Vinci portrait. Vesper has her fingers complete. specifically while the despicable Dr. Helvitius indicates up. Will Vesper have the ability to retailer the day--and Drackenberg?
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