The game: If you've ever wanted to take an European vacation, come aboard. Plan your itinerary from start to finish using destination and transportation tiles. With careful planning (and a little luck), you just might outsmart your fellow travelers, make your connections first and win the game. A fun way to learn some geography! Recommended for 2 to 4 players, ages 10 and up. Winner of the National Parenting Seal of Approval, Parents Choice Gold Award, Major Fun Award, Doctor Toy- Smart Play Smart Toy and Mensa Select Award.
The book: Wicked wolves and a grim governess threaten Bonnie and her cousin Sylvia when Bonnie's parents leave Willoughby Chase for a sea voyage. Left in the care of the cruel Miss Slighcarp, the girls can hardly believe what is happening to their once happy home. The servants are dismissed, the furniture is sold, and Bonnie and Sylvia are sent to a prison-like orphan school. It seems as if the endless hours of drudgery will never cease.
With the help of Simon the gooseboy and his flock, they escape. But how will they ever get Willoughby Chase free from the clutches of the evil Miss Slighcarp?