Marko and Miranda are home alone after their parents and grandfather’s disappearance when two strangers give them a mysterious letter. The Letter is a desperate call for help from their grandfather. He urgently requires a map. So Marko and Miranda travel with the help of the Magic Mirror to the heart of Taklamakan desert in China in the thirteenth century. There they meet fascinating fellow travellers, Marco Polo Dorji, the son of Kublai Khan. But will they be in time?
The Second novel in Magic Mirror series is as exciting, interesting and fastpaced as the first one. The children embark on a dangerous adventure in which they need to wade through a ‘bone-dry sea’ to a door quite literally in the exact middle of nowhere.