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The Spider's Lair

Written by Guy Bass

Illustrated by Pete Williamson

Part of the Stitch Head Series

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The Spider's Lair Review

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Created by a mad professor Stitch Head is no ordinary boy and his life is very far from ordinary! In this new madcap adventure, Stitch Head finds himself in a tricky spot as he tries to rescue Arabella from Otherways, a home for unwanted orphans. An hilarious gothic fantasy in which the most unlikely things can – and do - happen.


This is the fourth in a widely successful, funny series, accessible, fast paced and illustrated throughout, this is a great choice for reluctant readers.

The first Stitch Head title was part of the Richard & Judy Children's Book Club selection in Spring 2012.  
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The Spider's Lair Synopsis

Having already escaped the clutches of a creepy circus master a legendary pirate, and a villainous ghost, Stitch Head has his fourth outing in The Spider’s Lair. 

When Arabella lands up in the orphanage, Stitch Head leaves Grotteskew and its creatures behind and sets out on a daring rescue. But a far more gruesome monster awaits, and soon Stitch Head is trapped in its web with no chance of escape...

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ISBN: 9781847153777
Publication date: 03/06/2013
Publisher: Stripes Publishing an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781847153777
Publication date: 3rd June 2013
Author: Guy Bass
Illustrator: Pete Williamson
Publisher: Stripes Publishing an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 208 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Funny, Horror & Ghost Stories
Recommendations: eBooks

About Guy Bass

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?  ...

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