You Have to Stop This by Pseudonymous Bosch
  

You Have to Stop This

Written by Pseudonymous Bosch
Part of the The Secret Series Series

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This is the fifth and final fantastical adventure from the phenomenon that is Pseudonymous Bosch, author of the hilarious bestseller The Name of This Book is Secret. You'll just have to read this! Bursting with inventive characters and laugh-out-loud moments, readers will be instantly hooked by the stylish, tongue-in-cheek story-telling of Pseudonymous Bosch.

Do NOT click here for the Pseudonymous Bosch website -http://www.keepthesecret.co.uk/

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You Have to Stop This by Pseudonymous Bosch

When Cass, Max-Ernest and Yo-Yoji are accused of stealing a very-valuable-and-not-to-be-touched Ancient Egyptian mummy from the local museum, they're determined to get to the bottom of the mysterious case. But after they are accidentally trapped in a crate with a mummified cat, the three youngest members of the Terces society unwittingly find themselves on their way to the great pyramids of...Las Vegas. Amongst the dusty corridors of the Cairo Hotel and mysterious hieroglyphs of the Nile Nail Salon, Cass draws ever closer to uncovering the Secret. But so too do their sneaky arch-enemies, the Masters of the Midnight Sun...Can Cass defeat Lord Pharaoh once and for all, and will we all finally, conclusively, and at (very) long last, learn the Secret?

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Like Lemony Snicket with a little Monty Python. (LA Weekly)

About the Author

Pseudonymous Bosch

DISCLAIMER: Usborne books and Pseudonymous Bosch cannot be blamed for the effect of reading his books. You have been warned - there may be consequences!

Many people laugh in the face of danger but not Pseudonymous; his story had to be dragged from him with threats and bribery but now it is here written down. It is up to you whether you have the courage to follow this story of mystery, murder, strange powers and evil foes, although if you do not you may miss out on a BIG secret.

But who is PSEUDONYMOUS BOSCH? Pseudonymous Bosch is a pseudonym, or as he would prefer to call it (because he is very pretentious), a nom de plume. Unfortunately, for reasons he cannot disclose, but which should be obvious to anyone foolhardy enough to read this book, he cannot tell you his real name. He describes himself as impetuous, immature, immodest and immoderate and likes to spend his spare time eating but admits to a deep-seated fear of mayonnaise.

Writing is not his only trade; he is also a spy for a very small country but of this, for your sake and his, we can say no more. Pseudonymous writes in the dark as his words tend to scare him, the subject matter being so terrible. However the dark also scares him so the only thing that gets him through the trauma of writing is chocolate. Pseudonymous is carrying on with his writing for Usborne, despite the danger. This bravery has paid off to some extent as he has recently been nominated for a Juvenile Edgar Award in the United States, although if he wins it is doubtful he could attend in case this jeopardises his cover.

A short interview with mysterious author Pseudonymous Bosch

Q: Is chocolate really your favourite food?

Q: Why do you not like mayonnaise?

Q: Have you written anything else?
A: Lists, mainly. Shopping lists, laundry lists, that sort of thing. A few thank-you notes when my mother made me. Oh, and when I was a kid I wrote a story about a mouse detective and a missing piece of cheese. Cheese, of course, being my second most favourite food.

Q: Do you plan to write anything else?

Thanks for the great questions, but remember, the books are meant to be secret. Please don't repeat a word I've said. Or if you must, repeat only the most boring ones. And repeat them over and over until you drive everybody away.

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Format

Paperback
368 pages
Interest Age: 9+

Author

Pseudonymous Bosch
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Author's Website

www.keepthesecret.co.uk/

Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st June 2012

ISBN

9781409583868

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