After two years, Archer B. Helmsley’s famous explorer grandparents are finally coming home. They had been missing – abandoned on an iceberg – and Archer and his best friends, Adélaïde L. Belmont and Oliver Grub led an adventurous mission to rescue them. Archer is overjoyed by his grandparents return. However, he seems to be the only one.
Rumours begin to surface that Archer’s grandparents weren’t abandoned after all. People are claiming that they made it all up. Well, Archer knows those rumours are false, and with the help of his best friends and new neighbour, Kana, he is going to prove it. Off the foursome set, into a snowstorm and beyond, to restore his grandparent’s reputation.
This book is suitable for readers between 8 and 12 years of age.
Archer B. Hemsley and friends are back and yearning for adventure in this second beautifully told, stunningly-illustrated story from author-illustrator Nicholas Gannon.
Nicholas Gannon is a graduate of Parsons School of Design. The Doldrums first began when he was working in construction in New York state. The earliest sketches of Archer were drawn on two-by-fours that are now in the walls of a home he helped build. Nicholas eventually made it back to the city and now resides in Brooklyn. He is the author The Doldrums and The Doldrums and the Helmsley Curse.