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Beaky Malone: World’s Greatest Liar

Barry Hutchison has form when it comes to comedy writing for children (The Shark-Headed Bear Thing and many more), and his new character Beaky Malone is another winner. If this was a film, the tagline would be: ‘What happens when the world’s biggest liar enters a truth machine?’ The set-up introduces us to Beaky’s dysfunctional…

Invisible Fiends: The Crowmaster

Kyle’s mother packs him off to the countryside to help him regain a bit of sanity after the traumas experienced in the first two books in this series. Having endured an eventful train journey, Kyle finds himself in a lonely cottage in the hills with his mother’s eccentric cousin, Marion. It’s just the kind of…

The 13th Horseman

In his latest novel, The 13th Horseman, Barry Hutchison has created a wildly imaginative yarn which tackles heavy subjects with a razor sharp wit. Aimed at the 11+ age range, The 13th Horsemantells the story of Drake Finn, a boy who unwittingly finds himself recruited by the Horsemen of the Apocalypse. His new job? To become their fourth…

The Book of Doom (Afterworlds)

The follow-up to Hutchison’s hugely popular and award winningThe 13th Horseman, this second instalment in the Afterworldsseries is a standalone novel with a whole new cast of characters. The hero here is fifteen-year-old thief Zac, who has been recruited by heaven to recover the most important object in the universe – The Book of Everything. Paired…

The Dead of Winter

Young Michael Vyner has lost both his parents – his father to war, his mother to illness. As an orphan in the Victorian era, Michael has a grim life ahead of him. Then, out of the blue, Sir Stephen Clarendon – an aristocrat Michael’s father gave his life to save – becomes the boy’s guardian,…

The Saga of Larten Crepsley: Palace of the Damned

Let’s be quite clear here – as a horror author, part of me wanted to hate this. Darren Shan has been considered the master of children’s and young adult horror for over a decade now, and it’s high time one of us new guys got a chance at the title. But Shan doesn’t seem to…

The Shark-Headed Bear-Thing

What do you do when adventure beckons? Do you hide and tremble under the bed covers and hope it goes away or do you gallantly strive towards strange looking beasty-things brandishing your wooden sword? Benjamin Blank is summoned for the adventure he’s been craving when a diminutive girl named Paradise, comes knocking on his door…

The Story of Britain

I was never any good at history in school. I wasn’t much good at geography, French, science or maths for that matter, but when it came to history, I was somewhere around the bottom of the class. It’s not that I couldn’t follow along with the class, it’s just that the way it was taught…

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