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Jack Slater, Monster Investigator

Written by John Dougherty

Part of the Jack Slater Series

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Jack Slater has a job on his hands. He has to tackle the monster who is frightening his parents out of their bed every night.

Armed with his penlight torch and his teddy called Freddy, Jack Slater sets off into the monster underworld possibly helped, or possibly not, by his friendly monster informer, Bernard.

There are lots of keen, mean sleuthing jokes in this terrific, funny fantasy. (7+)

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Jack Slater, Monster Investigator Synopsis

Jack is an official monster investigator - licensed to hunt out monsters, who turn up under beds and terrorize small children. Armed with a high-power torch (monsters hate the light), a pocketful of spare batteries and a much-loved teddy, he sets off down to Monster Underworld when news reaches his ears that the monsters are on the march.

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ISBN: 9780552553728
Publication date: 05/01/2006
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Format: Paperback (b Format)

Book Information

ISBN: 9780552553728
Publication date: 5th January 2006
Author: John Dougherty
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Format: Paperback (b Format)
Pagination: 160 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers
Genres: General Fiction
Recommendations: eBooks

About John Dougherty

John Dougherty was born in Larne, Northern Ireland. He studied psychology at university and then tried his hand at a number of jobs including YMCA hostel worker, factory machine operator, and unsuccessful singer-songwriter, before becoming a primary school teacher. Whilst John was teaching, his interest in children's literature was reawakened and he soon began writing stories and pestering publishers with them. After the publication of Zeus on the Loose (2004) he left teaching and took up writing full-time, only with more tea breaks. More recent books include the critically-acclaimed Stinkbomb & Ketchup-Face series and his poetry collection, Dinosaurs & Dinner-Ladies. His ...

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