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This is an action-packed adventure series that appeals to boys and girls, combining the timeless theme of good versus evil with steampunk gadgetry and free-running angels. Mortal Engines meets Oliver Twist for a new generation.
This is the irresistible follow-up to the first book in the Ben Kingdom series, The Claws of Evil. We invited some of our readers to review The Claws of Evil here's a taster....'It's a really exciting adventure story with lots of twists and turns..'
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The year is 1892. The Legion have unleashed an ancient darkness on London, leaving crime and chaos in its wake. From their rooftop base, The Watchers fight to restore order - looking to Ben Kingdom for hope. But unbeknown to them, Ben is harbouring a deadly secret that could put them all in danger. As the Legion gather their forces for invasion, all they need for victory is the final Coin of blood. Ben knows that he could put an end to this battle, but on the darkest night of all - the Feast of Ravens - Ben's secret could destroy everything.
Click here to visit the Ben Kingdom website - whose side will you be on....The Legions or The Watchers?
Praise for The Battles of Ben Kingdom: The Claws of Evil (book 1):
“This rip roaring yarn is the first of a new series and I for one am eagerly anticipating the next installment.” – School Librarian Journal
“A great urban fantasy story full of well-depicted characters.” – Mr Ripley’s Enchanted Books
“A thrilling fantasy with fascinating characters and a compelling plot.” – Booktrust
“There is much colour, humour and pathos in this welcome first novel.” – Books for Keeps
|Publication date:||1st September 2013|
|Publisher:||Usborne Publishing Ltd|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 9+ readers|
As a child adventure was everywhere for Andrew Beasley; he went exploring Scunge Island and had an underground base made out of sunken coal bunker. Now that he's grown up, Andrew works as a primary school teacher in Cornwall and the author of The Battles of Ben Kingdom series. The Claws of Evil was his first book for children.More About Andrew Beasley
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