Shadow Snatcher by Lou Kuenzler

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It's halloween and death has come to the house, to get Eva but can Aiden come up with a plan to save his little sister or will death beat him to it?


Shadow Snatcher by Lou Kuenzler

Aiden and his little sister Eva are home alone on Halloween. When a stranger dressed up as Death rings the doorbell, Aiden's not fooled. He knows it's only Uncle Tony, and lets him straight in. But it's not Uncle Tony at all...Death has come for Eva, and he's not going to leave without her, unless Aiden can win in a bet to save Eva's life. But how can Aiden and Eva cheat Death?


The all-action plot and the hinted-at romantic triangle will keep the reader's interest to the end. Irish Examiner Large print and lots of pictures make it perfect for older reluctant readers. Primary Times Simply written, with some great descriptions, this tale of good versus evil will be an exciting read. Primary Teacher

About the Author

Lou Kuenzler

With a background as a theatre director and lecturer, Lou grew up on a remote sheep farm in Devon. There weren't many other children around so she used to put on plays with the chickens (absolutely true!) and tell stories to the lambs.

Lou now lives in London with her family and tells stories to them and to Willesden her dog. In this picture he is in the garden helping Lou write one of her Shrinking Violet books. Will says he came up with all the good jokes in that chapter!

Do have a read of Lou's books and see if you enjoy her funny stories … they are full of adventures, scrapes and mishaps (and a few APPALLING jokes which Willesden thinks are HILARIOUS!).

Author photo © Danny Wilder

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64 pages


Lou Kuenzler
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A & C Black Publishers Ltd

Publication date

13th September 2012




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