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Skull in Shadows Lane

Robert Swindells


PUBLISHED: 5th January 2012
ISBN: 9780552564090
ANNOTATION:
But someone else is also hiding in the village - someone much more dangerous.Tense and chilling, this is another fantastically gripping tale from the award-winning author of Room 13 and Stone Cold.
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PUBLISHED: 5th January 2012
ISBN: 9780552564090
ANNOTATION:
But someone else is also hiding in the village - someone much more dangerous.Tense and chilling, this is another fantastically gripping tale from the award-winning author of Room 13 and Stone Cold.

Annotation

But someone else is also hiding in the village - someone much more dangerous.Tense and chilling, this is another fantastically gripping tale from the award-winning author of Room 13 and Stone Cold.

Publisher Description

The war has just ended in the tiny village of Coney Cley, and Josh and his gang are desperate for some excitement. When they head for the eerie, abandoned Shadows Lane to explore a deserted house, they find more than they bargained for - a human tooth. Then a creepy, skeletal face appears at a dark window . . .Believing there's a skeleton haunting Shadows Lane, the children are shocked to learn the truth about 'Boney' - he's an escaped prisoner of war. But someone else is also hiding in the village - someone much more dangerous.Tense and chilling, this is another fantastically gripping tale from the award-winning author of Room 13 and Stone Cold.

Author Biography

ROBERT SWINDELLS left school at fifteen to work on a local newspaper. At seventeen, he joined the RAF for three years, then trained and worked as a teacher. He went on to become the author of a number of bestselling titles for the Random House children's list, and in 1994 he won the Carnegie Medal for STONE COLD.

Review

The magic has not dimmed! Carousel It's beautifully-written, short and to the point, with sparkling, pithy dialogue and a tense plot . . . Although this story engages with serious and frightening themes, it's also incredibly uplifting -- Jill Murphy The Bookbag

Prizes

Long-listed for Carnegie Medal 2013 (UK)

Product Details

Author
Robert Swindells
Year
2012
ISBN-10
0552564095
ISBN-13
9780552564090
Media
Book
Publication Date
2012-01-05
Short Title
SKULL IN SHADOWS LANE
Language
English
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Publisher
Corgi Books
Pages
228
Audience Age
9-12
Format
Paperback