• The Midnight Hour
  • The Midnight Hour
  • The Midnight Hour
  • The Midnight Hour
  • The Midnight Hour
  • The Midnight Hour

The Midnight Hour

Children's, New & Recommended, Age 9-12
Paperback Published on: 07/02/2019
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The Midnight Hour
"Never be knowingly under-snacked"
Emily's parents have vanished and she is being chased by a bear holding an umbrella, her only companion a hedgehog. Her search for her parents takes her i... READ MORE
Sharon at Maidstone
The Midnight Hour
Funny, brilliant characters and a magical plot!
This is a great read for any lover of adventures into fae realms. A very light hearted, action packed, heart warming story of a brave young lady who crosse... READ MORE
Iara at Basingstoke
The Midnight Hour
Hang on to Your Hedgepigs!
I read excitedly as a normal evening in a house in London has a Midnight postal delivery. Emily knows there is no postal service so overhears her artful, h... READ MORE
Nicole @WstonesHemel


Emily's parents have vanished into the secret world of the Midnight Hour - a Victorian London frozen in time - home to magic and monsters.

Emily must find them in the city of the Night Folk, armed only with a packed lunch, a stowaway hedgehog and her infamously big mouth. With bloodthirsty creatures on her tail, Emily has to discover the truth to rescue her parents.

What family secret connects her to the Midnight Hour? And can she save both worlds before she runs out of sandwiches?

  • Publisher: Chicken House Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781911490906
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Weight: 210g
  • Dimensions: 204 x 142 x 20 mm

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The Midnight Hour
A wonderful book. The cover entices you into this marvellous adventure. It's rich and colourful as is the storyline. Meet Emily - Feisty and gobby, imm... READ MORE
Liz  Gaydon
The Midnight Hour
Love the cover!
Thank you to the publishers for this early copy of The Midnight Hour proof. The cover on the publication copy for Feb 2019 looks amazing! My first thought... READ MORE
Fiona Sharp
The Midnight Hour
Stupendous characters and fantastic plot. A book for adventurous readers and lovers of hedgepigs of all ages...
Have you ever heard something drop through the letter box late at night? Noticed someone slipping away into the darkness? Do you care about hedgehogs? Bett... READ MORE
Sue Chambers
The Midnight Hour
Can't wait for the sequel!
A truly fun adventure. THE MIDNIGHT HOUR is pacy, fantastical, fun, and sure to entertain and engage readers of all ages. The story carries its own charm ... READ MORE
Clara at Barnet
The Midnight Hour
Magical escapism with wonderful use of language
The Midnight Hour is in the fine tradition of English fantasy literature for children - and adults who remain young at heart. An engaging story and a fine ... READ MORE
Marcus Woodburn
The Midnight Hour
Worth the time of day (midnight, that is).
This book was an absolute JOY, even for a childless 32-year-old like myself. It was fun and funny and has made reality seem dull in comparison. I’m keeping... READ MORE
Zoe Andreas
The Midnight Hour
A feisty, whimsical voyage
This book is a darkly whimsical voyage into a monstrous Victorian London, separated from the “normal” world by centuries of magic. Some of my favourite par... READ MORE
L Ro