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Wild Boy Rob Lloyd Jones

Walker Books Ltd
Paperback / softback 304 pages

ISBN:
9781406354096
Size:
198 x 129 x 22mm
Published:
2nd Jan 2014
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Interest age: from c 9 years
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Overview

A fiendishly pacy mystery-adventure story for 9+ readers, set in the seamy, smoggy underworld of Victorian London.BEHOLD THE SAVAGE SPECTACLE OF THE WILD BOY! London, 1841. A boy covered in hair, raised as a monster, condemned to life in a travelling freak show. A boy with an extraordinary power of observation and detection. A boy accused of murder; on the run; hungry for the truth. Behold the savage spectacle of Wild Boy. Ladies and Gentlemen, take your seats. The show is about to begin!

Author

Rob Lloyd Jones never wanted to be a writer when he grew up. He wanted to be Indiana Jones. So he studied Egyptology and archaeology, and went on expeditions to strange places. But all he found were interesting stories. So he decided to write them down. Wild Boy is his first novel, although he's written around thirty other books for children, including historical non-fiction and adaptations of classics such as Jekyll and Hyde. He lives in London (SW2) with his wife and one-year-old son, who has big eyes like Wild Boy, but is not as hairy...

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