The Deep Dark Wood by Algy Craig Hall


The Deep Dark Wood by Algy Craig Hall

This is the deep dark wood. Everyone knows it's no place to go for a stroll. There are witches and trolls and giants everywhere, not to mention the Big Bad Wolf! Wait a minute! What's that sweet little girl doing in the deep dark wood? Doesn't she know it's DANGEROUS here? The Big Bad Wolf will gobble her up for his lunch! But this deep dark wood is full of twists and turns, and all is not quite what it seems. The Big Bad Wolf is about to get a big, bad surprise...A fearsomely funny mixed-up fairytale with an unexpected twist!


Takes a well worn premise and reinvigorates it, executing it with imagination and flair. A real delight. Peters Gazette

About the Author

Algy Craig Hall

Algy Craig Hall was born in London in 1975 and grew up with an elder sister and quadruplet younger brothers and sisters. His sizable family provided the inspiration for his first picture book, Fine as We Are, published by Boxer Books in 2007. He followed this with The Scariest Monster in the World, also published by Boxer Books and shortlisted to the final six titles in the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2010.

Algy’s extraordinary talents are not limited to his painting and drawing. He has a black belt in Karate and Jiu Jitsu, loves gardening and cooking and works as a financial journalist for the Investors Chronicle magazine.

Algy has an MA in children’s book illustration from Anglia Ruskin University and lives in London with his partner and their two young children.

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32 pages


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Publication date

6th March 2014



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