Tom Fletcher

Hey Kidderlings, Grown-ups and Creakers,

It’s Tom here – the grown-up who wrote The Creakers. If you’ve just finished reading it, then thank you very much – I enjoyed writing it more than a Creaker loves the sweaty sock fluff between your toes. Some of you may know that as well as writing books I also write music. Music and songwriting is a huge part of my life and incredibly important to me, which is why I have written a brand-new song specially for The Creakers called ‘Different’.

On the surface, The Creakers is about horrible, disgusting creatures who love our rotten rubbish but *spoiler alert* once Lucy understands more about them and their world, it turns out that they’re not that bad... they’re just DIFFERENT. For me, that is what this book is really about: realising that we are ALL different and for that reason we are all the same.

Being different isn’t something to feel embarrassed about; it’s to be embraced and enjoyed. It’s OK that we’re all different – that’s what makes each and every one of us special. This song is all about that. I hope you enjoy ‘Different’.

This song is for everyone else who’s not like everyone else.

  • The Creakers

  • A magical, mischievous adventure into an incredible new world, from Tom Fletcher, number-one-bestselling author of The Danger Gang and The Christmasaurus.

    Lucy
    wakes up one morning to discover something very strange indeed. All the grown-ups in her town have disappeared.

    All the other kids in Whiffington are so excited! No more grown-ups means no more school! No more bedtime! No more rules!

    But Lucy wants her mum back - and nothing is going to stop her.

    So - along with her friends Norman and Ella - Lucy sets off on an unbelievable adventure into a topsy-turvy, back-to-front and inside-out new world . . . The world underneath her bed. The world of . . . The Creakers!

    The number one bestseller, packed with amazing illustrations by Shane Devries.

    Praise for The Creakers:

    'Stonkingly good . . . A compelling adventure and a nuanced celebration of friendship and family love' The Guardian

    '10 out of 10 bum trumps!' Guff the Creaker

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