Posts Tagged ‘novel’

Meg has helped me to review Dotty Detective by Clara Vulliamy, a story about a super secret agent and her pet dog called McClusky.

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I interrupted Megan’s busy schedule of doing whatever 6-year-olds do and asked her all about the book.

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Imagine, if you will, having a book that you had a specific beginning and end, but the rest of the book you could read however you like. Would you like that? Yeah, of course you would, you like all that bonkers crazy stuff or you wouldn’t be here. Now, imagine again, if you had an app that accompanied this hypothetical bonkers book you can read in any order… It’s the promise of a madman from the future, or is it? No, it isn’t. It’s an actual thing that exists because I have read it and stop questioning me, I am the boss.

Look, it’s ARCADIA by Iain Pears!

Yes, it's a stock photo. Yes, I've been reading my copy on the toilet and it is all creased and knackered looking. Want a fight?

Yes, it’s a stock photo. Yes, I’ve been reading my copy on the toilet and it is all creased and knackered looking. Want a fight?

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Finn is a teenage boy who lives in the town of Darkmouth.Which is fine, people live in creepily named places all the time. Unfortunately Darkmouth is more than just a creepily named town, for within Darkmouth is a gateway to the Infested Side, a world of myth, magic and monsters that threatens to spill into the real world and cause an awful mess.

Fortunately, Finn is no ordinary boy, having inherited the title of last Legend Hunter from his father. On a quest to find his missing father, after searching for a mysterious lost map, Finn finds himself venturing into the Infested Side with his friend Emmie, and find themselves going where no Legend Hunter has gone before.

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