Strange Hiding Place by Graham Marks
  

Strange Hiding Place

Written by Graham Marks

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An unusual yet pleasurable alien romp that takes place in France, Africa and New York and finally a planet in outer space named Priam. The story involves a boy named Dez and his extraterrestrial friend Yakob. Dez is caught up in a war of the world situation that takes him to the stars and back to defeat evil. Surreal, funny and sci-fi this book will have you gazing upwards in passionate wonder. To see more Graham Marks titles click here.

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Strange Hiding Place by Graham Marks

Dez is on an ordinary family holiday in France, driving through the countryside with his mum and dad. The holiday is brought to a horrific end when the car they are driving crashes. Miraculously Dez is thrown clear and is unhurt. But his parents are killed outright. As he lies by the roadside a strange man arrives and takes Dez away. This is Yakob – an alien in disguise as a human!

About the Author

Graham Marks

Graham Marks was our Guest Editor in August 2010. Click here to see his selections.

Graham Marks spent the first six years of his life following his father, an RAF pilot, between postings. He was sent to boarding school at the age of 13, and then went to Harrow School of Art to study Information Graphics. He has written a number of teen novels for Bloomsbury including Zoo and Tokyo, as well as books for Usbourne, including I Spy: The Constantinople Caper.

Graham worked as a graphic designer before becoming a full‐time children’s author. As well as being the former Children’s Editor of Publishing News, Graham has written everything from comic strips and film tie‐ins to many critically‐acclaimed novels for children and young adults. Graham lives in Muswell Hill, North London.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
288 pages

Author

Graham Marks
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Author's Website

www.marksworks.co.uk/

Publisher

Catnip Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st April 2008

ISBN

9781846470332

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