The Misfits Club by Kieran Crowley
  

The Misfits Club

Written by Kieran Crowley
Illustrated by Vince Reid

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In a nutshell: thoroughly modern Famous Five style adventure full of humour and excitement

Five children (no dog), members of the Misfits Club, come across some suspicious activity and even stolen treasure in a derelict old house. They start to investigate and find themselves up against a wicked, if not very competent criminal gang. It’s the kind of adventure that regularly exercises the Famous Five, but Kieran Crowley fills it with humour as well as excitement, and a very modern sensibility. The five children - Brian, twins Sam and Chris, Hannah and Amelia - are all proper characters and there’s lots about friendship and discovering truths about yourselves as well as chasing villains. A thoroughly satisfying and enjoyable adventure with some laugh-out-loud moments. Misfits rule! ~ Andrea Reece

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The Misfits Club by Kieran Crowley

When Brian, Hannah, and twins Chris and Sam start their summer holidays, they know it's going to be the end of an era. The Misfits Club is disbanding and they still haven't managed to solve any real mysteries. But when they persuade new club member, Amelia, to go and investigate a spooky old house, they unexpectedly discover some stolen goods. Could this be The Misfits' chance for one last adventure as they try to track down the crooks behind the theft ...?

A funny, warm-hearted mystery adventure from Kieran Crowley, author of The Mighty Dynamo.

About the Author

Kieran Crowley

Kieran Crowley is a children's writer from Mallow, Co. Cork. His debut novel, Colm & the Lazarus Key was nominated for the Bisto Book of the Year Award in 2010 and The Mighty Dynamo was shortlisted for the Hull Children's Book Award. The Misfits Club is Kieran's second novel published by Macmillan Children's Books.

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Paperback
304 pages

Author

Kieran Crowley
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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

1st June 2017

ISBN

9781509807994

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