The Ministry of Strange, Unusual and Impossible Things by Paul Gamble


The Ministry of Strange, Unusual and Impossible Things by Paul Gamble

The Ministry of SUITs is a debut novel for boys and girls aged 10+from Paul Gamble. A novel full of adventure, hilarity, heroism and ...pirates, The Ministry of SUITs tells the story of a secret Ministry hidden away in the far reaches of the Ulster Museum in Belfast. It deals with all the strange, unusual and impossible things in the world, the things we don't want to have to think about or deal with as perfectly-normal-thank-you-very-much people: ancient monsters, wild animals, pirates, aliens and much more. Some people are born to work in the Ministry, and 12-year-old Jack is one of those people. Endlessly curious, perhaps to a level that might be called nosy, Jack finds himself and his frenemy Trudy as the Ministry's newest recruits. And their first mission? To find out where all the school oddbods are disappearing to...


'A zany explosion of hilarity' - Eoin Colfer, author of the Artemis Fowl series and former Laureate na nOg; 'So far off the wall that the wall would need a passport to visit it. I wish I wrote this book' - Mo O'Hara, author of My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish series'

About the Author

Paul Gamble was born and brought up in Belfast. He currently works in the Department of Communities in the NI Civil Service. Over the years Paul has written and worked on a number of local and national television and radio shows, for broadcasters such as RTE and the BBC. He has also worked with a range of stand up comedians. This is his first novel.

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320 pages


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Publication date

1st September 2016



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