The Clockwork Queen


by Bunzl, Peter, Visirin, Lia | Children’s, Teenage & educational
Published 02/06/2022 by Barrington Stoke Ltd in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 128 pages, 14 Illustrations, black and white; 14 Illustrations, black and white

ISBN: 9781800900806 Category:


Chess prodigy Sophie Peshka inherited her love of the game from her grandmaster father. But now that he has been imprisoned in the dungeons of the Winter Palace in St Petersburg by powerful Empress Catherine the Great, Sophie must use all her strategic skill and cunning to help him escape.

Part of Sophie’s plan involves an incredible chess-playing automaton called the Clockwork Queen, but will the Queen be able to outwit the Empress in a game where the stakes are a matter of life and death?

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Weight 0.22 kg