Nina, Ivy, and Oswald know a huge secret. There is a hidden room in the Lost Bookshop and the books inside are magic, transporting the children to untold adventure. When they find themselves zapped by the wand of a witch with a glitch they begin a race against time to reverse the spell. They must find the mysterious Izzy before the clock strikes midnight on Halloween or risk being stuck in the fairytale land forever.
When she's not at school Nina likes to help out at the bookshop owned by her Aunty and Uncle. But when Uncle Bill finds a hidden room behind a dusty bookshelf in a forgotten corner of the shop Nina knows she simply must investigate. And so with the help of her best friend, Ivy, and a bespectacled boy named Oswald she unlocks the door and the three step into the mysterious room.
Nina is a girl who just can't stay out of trouble. When she finds herself transported to a magical market on a mysterious train she thinks she'll be able to find Christmas presents for her best friends. How wrong can you be? With a villainous thief on the loose and no time to waste, the feisty girl soon finds herself dodging danger in the most breathtaking way. Can she catch the crook? And if she does how will she stop him?