Billy Bones: A Tale from the Secrets Closet by Christopher Lincoln

Billy Bones: A Tale from the Secrets Closet

Written by Christopher Lincoln

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This is an exquisite debut novel from an author who clearly has a great talent. The Bones family are a family of skeletons who all live, rather appropriately, in a closet inside a great mansion. Little Billy Bones longs to escape the closet and get out into the big wide world. When Billy makes friends with a no-nonsense little orphan girl, the secrets hidden within the walls closet are in danger of being blown open. This book is guaranteed to tickle your funny bone!


Billy Bones: A Tale from the Secrets Closet by Christopher Lincoln

The Bones Family lives in a dark closet, guarding the secrets that belong to the hideous Biglums. But Little Billy Bones craves the excitement of the big wide world outside. Then Millicent, a new friendly Biglum, arrives at the mansion. And when a skeleton-boy meets a no-nonsense orphan girl, the truth is bound to burst out of the Secrets Closet.

About the Author

Christopher Lincoln
Christopher Lincoln graduated from the School of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University and spent nearly a decade working as an animator. He credits animation for teaching him how to write, because an animator must learn how to inhabit a character's body and move him in a world of his own. This is his first book for young readers.

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Pan Macmillan

Publication date

5th June 2009




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