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New middle-grade fiction from the bestselling author of The Christmasaurus and one-quarter of the band McFly, The Creakers propels you head first into the scary (and pretty gross) world under your bed. Lucy Dungston awakes one morning to find that all of the world's adults have disappeared – now there are only the children and the creakers: Grunt, Guff, Scratch and Sniff. Join Lucy on her adventure as she uncovers the truth, in one of the most surreal and highly entertaining new children's storybooks of the year.

Isobel, Westfield Stratford


The darkly magical new story about the monsters under the bed, from bestselling author of The Christmasaurus, Tom Fletcher.What silently waits in the shadows at night? What's under your bed, keeping just out of sight?Do you ever hear strange, creaking noises at night? Ever wonder what makes those noises? Lucy Dungston always did.Until, one morning, Lucy discovers that all the grown-ups have disappeared - as if into thin air. Chaos descends as the children in Lucy's town run riot. It's mayhem. It's madness. To most kids, it's amazing!But Lucy wants to find out the truth. Lucy lost her dad not long ago, and she's determined not to lose her mum too. She's going to get her back - and nothing is going to stop her . . .. . . except maybe the Creakers.

Children'sFiction & true storiesAdventure storiesThrillersChildren'sFiction & true storiesFamily & home storiesChildren'sFiction & true storiesFantasy & magical realismChildren'sFiction & true storiesHorror & ghost stories, chillersChildren'sFiction & true storiesHumorous stories Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Publication Date: 05/10/2017 ISBN-13: 9780141388762  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Tom Fletcher (Author) Tom Fletcher is one of the UK's bestselling authors for children. He is the creator of The Christmasaurus, which was the biggest debut middle-grade novel of 2016, as well as being one half of the duo behind the Dinosaur That Pooped picture book series, which has sold over a million copies. Tom is also a musician, Guinness World Record holder and vlogger. His YouTube channel has had almost 100 million video views and 630 thousand subscribers. Tom's books have been translated into twenty-seven languages and his most recent is called There's A Monster in Your Book. Shane Devries (Illustrator) Shane Devries is an illustrator from Adelaide, Australia. He began working as an architectural illustrator and has worked as a graphic designer and now creates visual development art for animation productions and illustrates books. Shane enjoys visiting art galleries, running and travelling and if possible he would spend countless hours gardening in his veggie patch.

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Tom Fletcher’s easy to slip into and HILARIOUS new world kept me engrossed and when I came out on the other side, I realised I’d fallen in love with this beautifully spun Middle Grade novel and that I would definitely read MORE stories about Lucy Dungston and her lovely little (Creaker filled) town. There were honestly SO many things to love including: 1. THE GORGEOUS ILLUSTRATIONS: Honestly, the illustrations brought this book to LIFE. I loved seeing the Creakers, the messed up town with no adults and all things Lucy and Norman brought to life beside the text. I truly marvelled at all of them. 2. LUCY DUNGSTON THE FEARLESS: About fifty pages into the book, I was WISHING that I’d met Lucy Dungston through the pages of a book when I was her age. She was fearless, super smart and kind. She helped the children around the block, took care of some of them all while being this adorable kid herself, who just wanted her parents back. She was the Nancy Drew and Katniss Everdeen of this hilarious and yet slightly scary novel! 3. THE WOLEB: *The Woleb is the realm below ours where all Creakers and their Creaker families exist. It’s what you might, as a kid, have called Opposite World. Where up is down and right is wrong and adult become children and vice versa. I LOVED the very idea behind The Woleb and the illustrations that brought it out so well. 4. THE CREAKERS: I couldn’t do a review about this book without mentioning how much I fell in love with the slimy, garbage craving Creakers. I know the exact moment I fell in love with them too – when Lucy manages to trap them under a laundry basket and their interactions with her and each other were SO FUNNY. Honestly, The Creakers is the PERFECT book to give children and middle – graders to encourage their love of reading. They’re sure to fall in love with Lucy’s bravery, be slightly scared of The Creakers and also learn to love and be kind. One of the funniest books I’ve read in a while! 4.5 stars!

- 20/10/2017
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