After 9/11, Susan and her younger brothers, Charles and Murray, are sent to live with their uncle Farley in Canada. Uncle Farley's house looks like a ship perched at the edge of the sea, but it's not until a great flood comes that the house's name, Drift House, starts to make sense. Floating aimlessly on the Sea of Time, the ship-like house begins to yield its many secrets including a mural that seems to predict the future, a dumbwaiter that enables Murray to travel into the future and back again, and a parrot historian who's also a gifted translator. But when a clan of diabolical mermaids trick the children and their uncle into helping them carry out a plan that will stop time forever, it will take all of Susan's ingenuity - along with some help from a great whale, a band of pirates, and a magic carpet - to set things straight.
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Book Description Scholastic Inc., 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0439878470