The Twisted Tunnels by Terry Deary
  

Synopsis

The Twisted Tunnels by Terry Deary

Jenny and her grandfather are toshers. They survive by finding things in the sewer - anything they can sell, and they can sell almost anything. It's a horrible life, but they are managing. Until the building of the London Underground Railway destroys huge parts of the slums and takes away even their meagre home. Fascinating story of the human cost of the Underground.

Reviews

Factual, funny and delightfully illustrated. Irish Examiner

About the Author

Terry Deary

One of the World Book Day 2014 Authors Terry Deary is the author of 249 fiction and non-fiction books published in 36 years and is one of the most successful children’s authors of all time. His Horrible Histories series has sold over 6 million copies in the UK and has been translated into over 40 languages, as well as being adapted into a BAFTA award-winning television series for CBBC. Terry was also voted The Outstanding Non-Fiction Author of the 20th Century (Books for Keeps). He has now turned his attentions to adult fiction and non-fiction and more television and stage work.

He is married to Jenny and they have a daughter Sara who recently had twins, Terry's first grandchildren. He lives in Durham.

Q+A with Terry Deary

Favourite Hero: Guy Fawkes

Favourite Monster: The Chimera

Your weapon of choice: Machine Gun

Special Secret Power: Invisibility

Favourite Fight scene: Gladiators

Goodie or baddie: Baddie

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages
Interest Age: from 7 to 9

Author

Terry Deary
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Author's Website

www.terry-deary.com/

Publisher

A & C Black Publishers Ltd an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

7th June 2012

ISBN

9781408154113


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