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Chris Westwood - Author

Chris Westwood was born in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, the son of a coal miner and a school teacher. His first published writing was for the London music paper Record Mirror, where he worked as a staff reporter for three years. His first children's book, A Light In The Black, was a runner-up for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. His second, Calling All Monsters, was optioned for film three times by Steven Spielberg. After a break from writing, spending seven years caring full-time for his father, Chris returned with Ministry of Pandemonium, the first in a series of novels set in a secret, alternative London. He now lives part of the time in East London and the rest of the time in a world of his own.

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The Great and Dangerous
Chris Westwood
This is the brilliant follow-up to the highly acclaimed Ministry of Pandemonium by Chris Westwood so if you've not yet read the first one then you must. Meet Ben and Becky whose job it is to guide the souls...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/03/2012
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Ministry of Pandemonium
Chris Westwood
Kicking off in a graveyard with an apparently chance meeting with a stranger, this is a gripping thriller packed with unexpected twists and turns thrown up by Ben's newly acquired special powers. How Ben is recruited to the top-secret Ministry...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 03/03/2011
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