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Written by Guy Bass
Illustrated by Pete Williamson
Part of the Stitch Head SeriesWrite A Review
If you love adventure, mystery and gothic stories complete with plenty of humour and wacky, sometimes frightening characters including monsters and a mad professor, then this is the book for you. Add in Stitch Head, a little boy - in fact a tiny little boy - who is so incredibly brave. In this the second in the Stitch Head series, Stitch Head takes to the high seas with his great friends, Creature and Arabella but soon they find themselves knee deep in trouble. Fans of The Raven Mysteries will love this story.
Author Guy Bass is the winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2010 in the Most Fun Story with Pictures category for Dinkin Dings and the Frightening Things. Click here for his website.
After the successful defence of Castle Grotteskew from the evil clutches of Fulbert Freakfinder, life returns to normal for Stitch Head, until his master, Mad Professor Erasmus, leaves the castle to accept the prestigious Lifetime of Mad Professoring Award ...and doesn't come back. At last, Stitch Head is free to start a new life, and decides to live his dream and set sail for an almost-life on the high seas...But all is not as it seems, and soon Stitch Head, the Creature and Arabella find themselves racing across the waves in an attempt to rescue the professor from the clutches of a mysterious enemy...
If you haven't read the first Stitch Head book, here's a trailer:
|Publication date:||1st April 2012|
|Publisher:||Stripes Publishing, an imprint of Magi Publications an imprint of Magi Publications|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
Guy Bass grew up dreaming of being a superhero – he even had a Spider-Man costume. The costume doesn't fit anymore, so Guy now contents himself with writing and drawing the occasional picture. He writes the Gormy Ruckles series for Scholastic UK, as well as the popular Dinkin Dings series for Stripes. In 2010, Dinkin Dings and the Frightening Things won a CBBC Blue Peter Book Award in the "Most Fun Story with Pictures" category. Guy lives in London with his wife. A Q&A with the Author Where did the idea for the Stitch Head series come from? ...More About Guy Bass