A Most Peculiar Toy Factory

Paperback

Bestselling author Alex Bell serves up mystery and dark humour aplenty in this Roald Dahl-esque middle-grade tale of toys brought to life.

Shadows of teddy bears flit across windows. Dolls whisper behind closed doors. Something has gone very wrong at Hoggle's Happy Toys. But five years after shutting its doors, the toy factory is opening again, and Tess Pipps has found herself a job there. As she and her siblings start their first day of work, they are about to discover what dark secrets are lurking inside the factory's walls … A creepy mystery adventure packed with Willy Wonka-inspired humour and characters. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

RRP: £7.99

ISBN

978-1-78112-875-6

Publication Date

04-09-2019

Format

Paperback

Pages

120 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Product Description

Bestselling author Alex Bell serves up mystery and dark humour aplenty in this Roald Dahl-esque middle-grade tale of toys brought to life.

Shadows of teddy bears flit across windows. Dolls whisper behind closed doors. Something has gone very wrong at Hoggle's Happy Toys. But five years after shutting its doors, the toy factory is opening again, and Tess Pipps has found herself a job there. As she and her siblings start their first day of work, they are about to discover what dark secrets are lurking inside the factory's walls … A creepy mystery adventure packed with Willy Wonka-inspired humour and characters. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

Author

Alex Bell, Illustrated by Nan Lawson

Alex Bell always wanted to be a writer, but embarked upon a law degree as a back-up plan, and spent her free time at university writing six novels. She is now the bestselling author of several YA horror novels including Frozen Charlotte and Charlotte Says. Alex is also the author of the Carnegie Medal nominated middle-grade adventure, The Polar Bear Explorers Club.||Nan Lawson is an illustrator and artist, based in Los Angeles. She illustrated the #1 New York Times Bestseller; “The Confidence Code for Girls” and has created illustrations for a wide variety of books, from YA book covers to lift the flap board books.