Krindlekrax by Philip Ridley
  

Krindlekrax

Written by Philip Ridley
Part of the A Puffin Book Series

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Who is more likely to get the part of the hero in the school play? Ruskin or Elvis? Under Lizard Street lurks the mysterious Krindlekrax. And when Krindlekrax threatens Lizard Street, Ruskin has the chance to prove he's the stuff heroes are made of!

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Krindlekrax by Philip Ridley

Who is more likely to get the part of the hero in the school play? Ruskin or Elvis? Under Lizard Street lurks the mysterious Krindlekrax. And when Krindlekrax threatens Lizard Street, Ruskin has the chance to prove he's the stuff heroes are made of!

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Weird and wonderful * Guardian * Fizzes with life and humour ... outstanding * Sunday Times * Ridley's surreal plots and invigorating characters are shockingly enjoyable * The Times *

About the Author

Philip Ridley

Philip was born in the East End of London where he still lives and works. He studied painting at St Martin's School of Art and has exhibited widely throughout Europe. As a novelist his credits include Crocodilia (1988), In The Eyes Of Mr. Fury (Penguin, 1989), Flamingoes In Orbit (Hamish Hamilton, 1990) and three novels for children; Mercedes Ice (Collins, 1989), Dakota Of The White Flats (Collins, 1989) and Krindlekrax (Jonathan Cape, 1991) which won the Smarties Prize for Children's Fiction and won the W.H. Smith Mind-Boggling Book Award, a new award judged by children.


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Format

Paperback (b Format)
240 pages
Interest Age: From 8 to 11 years

Author

Philip Ridley
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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

30th August 2001

ISBN

9780141377360

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