Monstrous Maud: Horror Holiday by A. B. Saddlewick

Monstrous Maud: Horror Holiday

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

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Fans of Horrid Henry will love these frighteningly good books, perfect for engaging young readers. Horror Holdiay is the fifth book in this scarily sensational Monstrous Maud series. Maud Montague is so excited about going on holiday with her friend Wilf the werewolf and his family. But a dangerous monster lurks in the forest of the campsite. Can Maud and Wilf solve the mystery of the Beast of Oddington?


Monstrous Maud: Horror Holiday by A. B. Saddlewick

Maud loves camping and is excited about going on Wilf's family holiday in the woods. Will she be the first camper ever to solve the Monstrous mystery of the Beast Of Oddington?

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a highly comical, entertaining read Primary Times The writing is top-notch... Intelligent, humorous horror for the under-tens, with beasts and surprises and inventive character detail The Bookbag Monstrous Maud is back with another adventure Sunday Express

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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128 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Buster Books an imprint of Michael O'Mara Books Ltd

Publication date

21st February 2013




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