Something Wickedly Weird: The Darkling Curse by Chris Mould

Something Wickedly Weird: The Darkling Curse

Written by Chris Mould
Part of the Something Wickedly Weird Series

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A welcome addition to a spooky series in which all kinds of nasty and unlikely things may happen! The Darkling Family are back for more. Do they have a claim on Stanley Buggles’ home? And, do the twins really have a two-headed snake for a pet? Dare to find out more! See the other book in the series The Wooden Mile.


Something Wickedly Weird: The Darkling Curse by Chris Mould

Award-winning illustrator Chris Mould makes his gripping authorial debut with this darkly humorous series. The island of Crampton Rock has emerged from pirate battle. But something far more sinister is on the move. What claim does the Darkling family have on Stanley Buggles' home? And do the Darkling twins really keep a two-headed snake as a pet?


'Fast-paced and accompanied by Mould's own dark illustrations, The Wooden Mile is a riveting read for newly independent readers.' * Bookfest * 'From the moment they claw their way out of a graveyard you know you are onto a winner.' * Publishing News * 'Engagingly illustrated ... cheerful, fast-moving romp.' * Carousel *'

About the Author

Chris Mould

Chris Mould went to art school at the age of 16 straight from school. During this time, he did various jobs from delivering papers to washing up and cooking in a kitchen. He realised quite soon that he wanted to illustrate as a full time career and that proved a good choice! He has won the Nottingham Children's Book Award and been commended for the Sheffield. He loves his work and likes to write and draw the kind of books that he would have liked to have on his shelf as a boy. He is married with two children and lives in Yorkshire.

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Book Info


192 pages


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Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

20th March 2008




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