The Curse of the Bogle's Beard by Siobhan Rowden

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The proud ruler of a vast pickling empire, Granny Hogsflesh hides some strange-smelling secrets. Everything in her mansion stinks of vinegar and is a hideous shade of purple – including Granny herself. When Barnaby is forced to go and live with Granny after his father’s mysterious disappearance, he quickly realises there’s more to her pickling kingdom than meets the eye. Is she behind what happened to his dad, who, burping and slurping, vanished into the night? Or are some wicked bog-monsters to blame? Soon Barney must infiltrate the disgusting worlds of pickles and monsters to save his family from a sticky ending…


The Curse of the Bogle's Beard by Siobhan Rowden

There's more than meets the eye to Granny Hogsflesh and her pickling empire, but even Barnaby couldn't have guessed how much more. Nor could he possibly have imagined what actually happened to his dad, who, burping and slurping, mysteriously disappeared into the night...What has Granny done?

About the Author

Siobhan Rowden

Siobhan Rowden was born in Scotland, and brought up in England. She comes from a large Irish family with four older brothers.

Siobhan currently lives in Hove with her husband and children.

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224 pages


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Publication date

3rd May 2012




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