The Mapmaker's Monsters - Beware The Buffalogre! by Rob Stevens

The Mapmaker's Monsters - Beware The Buffalogre!

Written by Rob Stevens

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The first in an upbeat adventure-fantasy series with character led humour that is perfect for boys. Think Shrek meets Pirates of the Caribbean. Hugo is an apprentice mapmaker with a knack for attracting the weirdest things to him. So why is he so surprised when his mapmaking skills make him end up stranded on a mist-shrouded island where pigs fly and buffalogres want him for dinner?

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The Mapmaker's Monsters - Beware The Buffalogre! by Rob Stevens

Walter Bailey and his twelve-year-old nephew Hugo are employed as the ship's mapmakers. Arriving on a beach of purple sand, the intrepid pair believe that they have found paradise ...until Walter is picked off by a giant flying rat. But with the help of some weird and wonderful talking creatures, Hugo is given a chance to save his uncle.

About the Author

Rob Stevens

Rob Stevens combines being an author with a job as a British Airways Captain, doing much of his writing in hotels around the world. He grew up in Bournemouth and studied Engineering at Cambridge University before training to be a pilot.

He lives on the Dorset coast with his wife and two young sons.

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288 pages


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Pan Macmillan

Publication date

2nd January 2009




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