The Seems: The Glitch in Sleep by John Hulme, Michael Wexler

The Seems: The Glitch in Sleep

Written by John Hulme, Michael Wexler
Part of the Seems Trilogy Series

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This is an acutely original and impossibly cool fast-paced, action-packed read, probably mostly for boys from 9+. Fans of Eoin Colfer will love it. Told in a cinematic style, the authors have created an incredibly inventive world, a world where The Seems is behind everything and when there’s a glitch in the system a fixer, like 12 year old Becker Drane is the only one who can fix it. But this glitch is no ordinary glitch but Becker must find out who is so determined to destroy The Seems before it’s too late. Join The Seems if you dare at


The Seems: The Glitch in Sleep by John Hulme, Michael Wexler

Ever wondered if the world around you was not as it appeared? That there was something bigger going on you couldn't quite put your finger on? Welcome to The Seems, a secret organization that makes sure our world keeps running. From weather, to sleep, to nightmares, The Seems is behind everything, keeping things ticking over.


I loved the ideas behind the Seems. What an amazingly inventive world they have created. It speaks to the little boy in me who always thought there was something going on behind the scenes. Something no one else cared to believe in. This story deals with what I call the magical half of science. That part that makes you marvel at the sheer power of the way things work before you really understand how they work. It's scientific mythology! Scythology? What a wonderful concept! I wanna be a fixer now because nothing else will do. Topher Bradfield, Bookpeople, Austin, TX Humorous and exciting, this first book left me eager for more from this new series, and you can be sure I'll be reading the rest.

About the Author

John Hulme, Michael Wexler

John Hulme and Michael Wexler are the editors of Voices of the Xiled, a short story collection for adults, and authors of other works of adult non-fiction. The Glitch in Sleep, published by Bloomsbury in July 2008, is their first book for younger readers. John and Michael both live in New York City.

The picture on the left is of John Hulme and his three year old son.

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288 pages


John Hulme, Michael Wexler
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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Publication date

7th July 2008




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