Every Tuesday, Castle Glower changes. Sometimes it grows a new room, a new corridor or a new staircase. No one knows how or why it does this or even how big it really is. Princess Celie is trying to map it. She loves the castle and she seems to be its favourite. Suddenly disaster happens, and the king and queen are ambushed whilst returning from seeing Celie’s elder brother Bran at wizardry school. Everyone thinks that they are dead and Celie’s brother Rolf is crowned king. However, the throne is threatened by the evil Prince Kelsh of Vhervhish. He is trying to seize power with the help of the Emissary. Celie will need all of her courage and ingenuity to help find her parents, protect the her brother and sister and save her kingdom. Will she succeed and will the castle help her?
Tuesdays at the Castle is a very engaging read. It is an enjoyable adventure story set in a magical world. The magical elements of the story are cleverly drawn, making it believable without it becoming over-complicated. The action is fast-paced and exciting, gathering momentum as the plot unfolds. The book belongs to the extremely popular fantasy genre and will definitely appeal to young girl readers.