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Will Gallows and the Snake-bellied Troll

Written by Derek Keilty

Part of the Will Gallows Series

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LoveReading View on Will Gallows and the Snake-bellied Troll

A Richard and Judy Children's Book Club selection 2011 - Read by Yourself category.

A romping cowboy story with a difference, this is entertaining, action pack adventure set in a richly imagined fantasy world. Elfling Will Gallows joins the sky cowboys and sets out on a quest to capture Noose Wormworx, an evil troll bandit wanted for killing Will’s father. Will’s search takes him to the underground city of Deadrock where he unearths a deadly secret. Will is a likeable new hero in a thrilling new environment.

Julia Eccleshare M.B.E

Will Gallows and the Snake-bellied Troll Synopsis

Will Gallows, a young elfling sky cowboy, rides out on a perilious quest to bring the evil snake-bellied troll bandit, Noose Wormworx, to justice. Noose is wanted for the murder of Will's pa - the former deputy sheriff of Oretown. Will's journey takes him deep into the heart of the West-Rock, to the dark underground city of Deadrock, where he soon uncovers a deadly secret that could spell disaster not only for Oretown, but for the whole of the West-Rock.

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Will Gallows and the Snake-bellied Troll Press Reviews

'Wow, what a brilliant read. Fresh and original – and very funny too. This cowboy's riding to an exciting new frontier in fiction.’ - Joseph Delaney, author of The Spook's Apprentice

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ISBN: 9781849392365
Publication date: 03/02/2011
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781849392365
Publication date: 3rd February 2011
Author: Derek Keilty
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 256 pages
Suitable for: 9+ readers
Genres: Adventure Stories, Fantasy / Magical
Recommendations: Books of the Month, Debuts of the Month, eBooks

About Derek Keilty

Will Gallows and the Snake-Bellied Troll is Derek’s debut novel for children althoughpreviously, he has published several educational books. He began writing in 2000 as a new millennium resolution and hasn’t looked back. Currently, he has a thriving schools program, storytelling and taking creative writing workshops around local schools. He lives in Northern Ireland with his wife, Elaine, who is Canadian, and has twin daughters, Sarah-Jane and Rebekah. Click here to visit the Will Gallows website for more information about the author and the Will Gallow Books.

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