Wereworld : Rise of the Wolf by Curtis Jobling
  

Wereworld : Rise of the Wolf

Written by Curtis Jobling
Part of the Wereworld Series

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A Lovereading4kids 'Great Read' you may have missed 2011 selection.

A Lovereading4Kids 'Debut of the Year 2011' selection.

Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2011

14+. This is an absolutely cracking debut fantasy novel. Every teenager should make time for it as it's truly gripping and utterly original. You'll find yourself totally immersed from page one in a completely new and original fantasy world of where the ruling class consists of werewolves who also happen to be shapeshifters. Apart from a great story which builds into an incredible crescendo there are some very believable characters that you'll love and you'll hate but what's guaranteed is you'll remember them all and want to meet them again when the next in the series is published. This is a debut novel from the BAFTA award winning designer of Bob the Builder among others but his first love has always been reading fantasy and horror.

You can visit Curtis' website by clicking here or here for the series website, packed with information and activities.

Click here to see all the books in the Wereworld series.

Synopsis

Wereworld : Rise of the Wolf by Curtis Jobling

'You're the last of the werewolves son. Don't fight it...Conquer it'.

When the air is clear, sixteen year-old Drew Ferran can pick up the scent of a predator. When the moon breaks through the clouds, a terrifying fever grips him. And when a vicious beast invades his home, his gums begin to tear, his fingers become claws, and Drew transforms ...Forced to flee the family he loves, Drew seeks refuge in the most godforsaken parts of Lyssia. But when he is captured by Lord Bergan's men, Drew must prove he is not the enemy. Can Drew battle the werecreatures determined to destroy him - and master the animal within?

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'Action-packed and fast-paced, this is a gripping adventure with a compelling hero'- Booktrust

About the Author

Curtis Jobling

The designer of worldwide hit children's television show 'Bob the Builder' and the author/illustrator of numerous children’s books, Curtis Jobling lives with his family in Cheshire.

Early work on Aardman Animation’s 'Wallace & Gromit' and Tim Burton’s 'Mars Attacks' led to him picking up his crayons in 1997 to design the BAFTA winning Bob. The animated series of 'Frankenstein’s Cat', based upon Curtis’s book of the same name, picked up the Pulcinella award for Best Children's Show at the 2008 International Cartoons On The Bay festival in Salerno, Italy. His noisy new preschool show, 'Raa Raa', can be seen on CBeebies, while his original paintings and prints sell in galleries the world over. Although perhaps best known for his work in TV and picture books, Curtis’s other love has always been horror and fantasy for an older audience.

Watch Curtis show you how to draw Bob the Builder - and then transform him into a werewolf - in the video below:

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
432 pages
Interest Age: From 11

Author

Curtis Jobling
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Author's Website

www.curtisjobling.com/

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Publisher

Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

6th January 2011

ISBN

9780141333397

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