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Prize winning Skulduggery Pleasant is back for a third thrilling adventure. Along with his side-kick Stephanie, Skulduggery, the skeleton detective, must stand up to the Faceless Ones in a typically dramatic, dangerous and funny new adventure. The world of Skulduggery is a feast of invention.
She's twelve. He's dead. But together they're going to save the world. Hopefully. The third book in the bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series. You've seen it all before: some bad guy wants to bring about the end of the world. A few people get hurt, sure, but everything's all right in the end. Well... not this time.
Kids love to read and a small number of children were lucky enough to be invited to review Skulduggery Pleasant: Last Stand of Dead Men. You can read their reviews below.
Callum Donnelly, age 13 - 'I love Skulduggery’s wit and humour, he is sooo cooool!!!! And he keeps us guessing as the plot is full of twists and turns.' Click Here to read the full review.
Micheal Cartin, age 13 - 'I can’t wait until the next book comes out as this one was brilliant, exciting and a very satisfying read.' Click Here to read the full review.
Oliver Blease, age 10 - 'One word, brilliant! This is a book with great mystery and action. Excitement fills the whole book from page 1 to page 604!' Click Here to read the full review.
Imogen Breaks, age 11 - 'This book is definitely the best book ever! All I can say now is you've GOT to buy this book!!!!!!!!!!!!!' Click Here to read the full review.
James Harrison, age 10 - 'Landy has an uncanny way of making it seem like the series is going to end and everyone will die. But then, at the last minute there’s room for another book!' Click Here to read the full review.
PRAISE FOR THE SKULDUGGERY PLEASANT SERIES:
This is a writer at the height of his powers and Landy is getting better with every book... Whatever your age, read them and enjoy the ride. - Irish Independent
Fast and funny The Times
A fast evolving plot and a great mix of scariness and humour 5 star review, Sunday Express
Landy [has the] ability to craft an engaging story from start to finish. Inis
Derek Landy has been something of a publishing phenomenon. Irish Post
|Publication date:||1st May 2018|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 13+ readers|
|Recommendations:||eBooks, Reviewed by Children|
Derek Landy is far too modest to talk about any awards or accolades his books may have won. He will not, for instance, mention the fact that his first book, Skulduggery Pleasant, won the Bord Gais Energy Irish Book of the Decade Award AND the Red House Children's Book Award, or that his second, Playing With Fire, won an Irish Book Award for Children's Book of the Year, or that his third, The Faceless Ones, is his mother's personal favourite. He could go on, all the way to The End of the World, which is the title of the story ...More About Derek Landy