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The Dentist of Darkness

Written by David O'Connell

Illustrated by Claire Powell

Part of the The Dundoodle Mysteries Series

The Dentist of Darkness Synopsis

Archie McBudge's lazy summer has just turned into a magical meltdown! The second adventure in this madcap magical mystery series is perfect for fans of How to Train Your Dragon, amateur detectives and anyone who loves SWEETS! Archie McBudge was planning a sweet summer at Honeystone Hall. Picnics by the loch, watching the honeydragons flying around the hillsides, chasing ghosts through the shadowy castle hallways, and of course, testing out all the new sweets from the McBudge Confectionery Factory. But now the Wyrdie Tree, source of all the magic in the town of Dundoodle, is dying, and the guardian must save it before Dundoodle's magic is gone for good. And who's the guardian, you ask? That's right, Archie McBudge. With enemies on every side, puzzles to solve and secrets to uncover - not to mention a very scary dentist to avoid - Archie's summer's looking less like a strawberry marshmallow dream and more like a super-sour sherbet lemon with exploding bits that make your mouth go numb for a week! The follow-up to David O'Connell's The Chocolate Factory Ghost, this is a must read for anyone who loves ghosts, monsters, toffee, marshmallows, and wants to explore more of the weird and wonderful town of Dundoodle.

The Dentist of Darkness Press Reviews

Humour pervades every page, with jokes appearing at the perfect place and with fabulous timing * Bookbag on The Chocolate Factory Ghost *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408887080
Publication date: 7th March 2019
Author: David O'Connell
Illustrator: Claire Powell
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 224 pages

About David O'Connell

David O'Connell is a writer and illustrator from South London. He works mostly in children's books (particularly humorous picture books and young fiction), writing for other illustrators or illustrating for other writers! He likes stories about magic and monsters, especially if they're silly monsters, and loves making comics too. His favourite sweets are fizzy cola bottles. Claire Powell is an illustrator and designer based in London. She has worked with a number of major TV and film brands including Nickelodeon, CBBC and DreamWorks. Her short animation, The Scapegoat, won best short at the British Animation Film Festival in 2015.

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