Milo and One Dead Angry Druid by Mary Arrigan, Neil Price
  

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When Shane's gran digs up a weird ancient stone, best buddies Milo and Shane find themselves face to face with its owner - one dead angry druid. Willie Jones's lizard goes mental and Shane disappears. Milo is in deep, deep trouble and he needs a rescue plan before midnight strikes.

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Milo and One Dead Angry Druid by Mary Arrigan, Neil Price

On the Bring-Something-Old-to-School day, Milo's best friend Shane brings part of a carved ancient stone from his granny's wild garden. When it is presented in class, Willie Jones's lizard goes crazy and leaps from its glass container in terror. Milo realises this is no ordinary old stone. Afraid that his granny, Big Ella, will be annoyed with him for taking the carved stone, Shane asks Milo to mind the stone until the coast is clear. However, Milo encounters a shadowy figure wearing a tall hat shuffling about in the garden. This is the ghost of Mr Lewis, someone from the past and who is caught in a kind of limbo. He too is searching for the piece of ancient stone, which is part of a druidstone. He needs to find both pieces of the stone to lift a curse put upon him many years ago. But where is the other half of the stone?

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we thoroughly enjoyed the novel ... it was unpredictable and kept us enthralled ... we look forward to reading the next book in the series -- seomraRanga.com

gripping stuff for age eight-plus and its lively style makes it a good bet with reluctant readers -- Evening Echo

brilliantly written with great humour, the twists, turns and characters will have your child wanting more! -- Woman's Way

a wonderful story ... a cracking read -- Inis magazine

the pacing, action and language also make it suitable for reluctant readers -- Inis magazine

very entertaining with great descriptions ... found myself laughing out loud ... would highly recommend -- armadillochildrensmagazine.blogspot.co.uk

About the Author

Mary Arrigan is an award-winning writer of fiction for children and teenagers. Previously, she has been shortlisted for the Readers Association Award, the Bisto Award and the White Raven Award.

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Format

Paperback
112 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Mary Arrigan, Neil Price
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Publisher

O'Brien Press Ltd

Publication date

7th October 2013

ISBN

9781847173515

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O'Brien Press Ltd is an imprint of O'Brien

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The O'Brien Press is Ireland's leading general publisher of both adult and children's books. Our list covers a huge range, including biography, humour, photography, history, art, fiction, politics, cookery, sport, music, memoir, true crime and travel and we are constantly expanding into new and exciting areas.

Publisher's Website

www.obrien.ie


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