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Barnaby Grimes. Curse of the Night Wolf

Written by Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell

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A fully illustrated, spine tingling thriller tells how Barnaby Grimes escapes from a ferocious beast saving his skin – just – but suffering terribly in the process. There’s no let up to the excitement as Grimes moves swiftly from adventure to adventure.

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Barnaby Grimes. Curse of the Night Wolf Synopsis

Barnaby Grimes is a tick-tock lad, running errands in his city, day and night, and 'high-stacking' around the rooftops in search of new mysteries to solve. In this first adventure, Barnaby is attacked one night by an enormous dog. He kills it - but that's not the end of this particular mystery ...as Barnaby finds himself swept up in a world of crooked doctors, poor and ill-advised patients, strange tonics and very expensive furs...Could there be more to the seemingly respectable Dr Cadwallader and the tonics he doles out to the poor? Is there a link between the tonic and the huge dogs - or possibly wolves - that are roaming the city at night? When Barnaby's old acquantaince Benjamin goes missing, Barnaby fears the worst for him, and decides to dig deeper...This features a fantastic romp through a Dickensian-style city, with a wonderful new hero in the guise of Barnaby. This new series from the bestselling dream team of Stewart and Riddell is a must for all fans of the "Edge Chronicles" - but also for fans of Horowitz and Shan, as they move into new territory and deliver a brilliantly exciting thriller-horror for boys.

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ISBN: 9780385611886
Publication date: 07/06/2007
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Format: Hardback

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ISBN: 9780385611886
Publication date: 7th June 2007
Author: Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 224 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers

About Paul Stewart, Chris Riddell

Paul Stewart was born in London. He is a graduate of Lancaster University and of the University of East Anglia's creative writing course. For several years he taught English as a foreign language in Sri Lanka. Returning to England, he continued teaching before becoming a full-time writer.He is a highly regarded author of books for young readers - everything from picture books to football stories, fantasy and horror. His first book was published in 1988 and he has since worked for a number of publishers and had over fifty titles published. Together with Chris Riddell, he is co-creator of the ...

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