Creaky Castle Tom and the Siege by Tony Bradman


Creaky Castle Tom and the Siege by Tony Bradman

From acclaimed author Tony Bradman comes a laugh-out-loud series of medieval capers, bursting with deadly dragons, weird wizards and rampaging armies - perfect for boys everywhere!Tom's mum has had enough of her mischievous son's antics. She's determined to pack him off to Sir Gilbert de Grouchy's hellishly strict Squire School at Castle Grim. Tom's desperate to save himself from a life of long distance runs and freezing cold baths, but the only thing that could possibly stop his mum is a full-scale siege of Creaky Castle - so, with a little help from the villainous Bad Bart, that's exactly what he plans.Fans of Horrid Henry and Bart Simpson will love Tom Bailey, the mischievous star of this fantastically colourful medieval world!

About the Author

Tony Bradman

Tony Bradman was born in 1954 (not during the Jurassic era, as his children have been known to claim). He went to school in London, and then Cambridge University. After university he worked in the music press, then became Deputy Editor of Parents magazine, and began reviewing children’s books. He had his first book for children published in 1985 and became a full-time author in 1987.

Tony loves films and popular culture. He lives in Beckenham, Kent with his wife Sally and their three children Emma, Helen and Thomas and Rufus the cat.


If you were a Viking warrior, what would your name be? And what about your battle cry?

Which of the places in the book would you most like to visit: Russia, Norway or Constantinople? Why?

If you were a Viking warrior, and could have any person from history/film/books in your gang – who would you choose? And Why? What would the gang be called?

I’d pick all the great Viking warriors – Harald Hardnut, Erik Bloodaxe, the Godwin brothers Tostig and Harold, maybe Thor the Norse God, Beowulf, Aragorn, Gimli, Legolas, Boromir and Faramir from Lord of the Rings and loads of others. What would we be called? Why The Cool Vikings, of course!

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128 pages
Interest Age: 8+


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Publication date

30th January 2009



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