Monstrous Maud: Freaky Sleepover by A. B. Saddlewick
  

Monstrous Maud: Freaky Sleepover

Written by A. B. Saddlewick
Illustrated by Sarah Horne
Part of the Monstrous Maud Series

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The third book in the scarily sensational Monstrous Maud series, a Working Partners project.

Synopsis

Monstrous Maud: Freaky Sleepover by A. B. Saddlewick

When Maud's perfect twin sister, Milly plans a sleepover, Mum forces Maud to have her friends over too. What can possibly go wrong? Nothing much ...just that Maud's mum might find out about Rotwood High being a school for real monsters! As if that's not enough to worry about, Maud is tricked into looking after Violet, the school hamster, by her arch enemy, bitchy-witch Poisonous Penelope. But Violet is no ordinary hamster! She's a pedigree vampster and an expert cage-breaker. With a vampster on the loose, sleep is the very last thing that happens!

About the Author

A. B. Saddlewick is the pseudonym for Tim Collins, the author of Notes from a Totally Lame Vampire and Prince of Dorkness.

A chat with the author...

Hi! How are you? It's been raining for hours, my roof is leaking and I have a slight cold. In other words, it's a perfect day and I feel great!

Did you enjoy writing the Monstrous Maud books? Very much so. The fair treatment of monsters is an issue close to my heart.

Who is your favourite character in the book and why? My favourite character is Maud. Like me, she's a human who's prepared to dabble in the spooky side of life.

Would you have liked to go to a school like Rotwood? I'd love to have gone to a monster school. Although I was never entirely convinced that our teachers were human, so perhaps I did.

If you could be a monster, what kind of monster would you be? I would like to be a vampire so I could transform into a bat. I often spend the night wandering the forest outside my house and gazing up enviously at the passing bats.

What was your favourite event at Sports Day when you were at school? Fortunately I had a note excusing me from all physical activity that has been in my family for six generations.

What is the meal you would least like to eat in the Rotwood School canteen? There is nothing on the Rotwood menu that disagrees with me. From spider stew to fried fingernails, I like it all.

Why did you choose a rat to be Maud's pet? Rats are very loving and affectionate creatures. Although I would recommend buying one from a pet shop rather than trying to befriend the feral ones behind the bins.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
128 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

A. B. Saddlewick
More books by A. B. Saddlewick

Author's Website

www.monstrousmaud.co.uk/

Publisher

Buster Books an imprint of Michael O'Mara Books Ltd

Publication date

2nd August 2012

ISBN

9781780550749

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