The Pickle King by Rebecca Promitzer

The Pickle King

Written by Rebecca Promitzer

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A hugely entertaining adventure story tinged with enough horror to delight but not really to terrify. Bored during a wet holiday, Bea and her friend Sam go exploring and come across the body of a dead man. What’s the story? Bea and her gang set out to follow the clues and unravel what’s been going on. A tremendous debut.

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Murder, Mystery and Chillies. A funny, mock-horror thriller-mystery from award-winning scriptwriter Rebecca Promitzer; The Pickle King is undoubtedly The Goonies for a new generation. Readers of Louis Sachar, Frank Cottrell Boyce and Paul Jennings will devour it in a sitting.


The Pickle King by Rebecca Promitzer

Perfect summer reading for children aged 10+; The Pickle King has shades of Louis Sachar, Paul Jennings and Frank Cottrell Boyce.

About the Author

Rebecca graduated with a distinction from Goldsmith’s College, University of London (MA Film and TV Drama). An Austrian growing up in London, Rebecca speaks French and German and has worked in all areas of film production, from a background artiste to PA to the producer Garth Thomas. She gained an honours degree in English from York University. She is currently a reader for Miramax and teaches dramatic writing to young people at Finchley Youth Theatre.

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448 pages


Rebecca Promitzer
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Chicken House Ltd

Publication date

4th May 2009




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