The Creakers

The Creakers

Summary

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

Reviews

  • Stonkingly good . . . a compelling adventure and a nuanced celebration of friendship and family love
    Guardian

About the authors

Tom Fletcher

Tom Fletcher is a number-one bestseller and one of the UK's most popular children's authors.

The Christmasaurus was the biggest debut middle-grade novel of 2016 and was shortlisted for a British Book Award. Since then, Tom has published several more chart-topping children's novels including The Christmasaurus and the Winter Witch, The Christmasaurus and the Naughty List, The Creakers and the instant number-one bestseller The Danger Gang.

Tom also writes the incredibly successful Who's in Your Book? picture-book series and is one half of the author duo behind the Dinosaur that Pooped picture-book series too, which has sold over 1.5 million copies.

For older readers, Tom co-authors the Eve of Man series with his wife Giovanna Fletcher.

Tom's books have been translated into thirty-five languages and to date he has sold over 3.5 million copies of his books in the UK alone.

The Christmasaurus is currently being developed by The Greatest Showman director Michael Gracey into an animated, feature-length movie with original songs written by Tom.

As well as his career as an author, by the age of 21, Tom had penned 10 UK number 1 singles and is the founding member of the band McFLY. The Brit Award-winning band has sold over 10 million records worldwide and Tom has also written songs for other artists including One Direction, Busted and 5SOS.
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Shane Devries (Illustrator)

Shane Devries is an illustrator from Adelaide, Australia. He began working as an architectural illustrator and has worked as a graphic designer and now creates visual development art for animation productions and illustrates books. Shane enjoys visiting art galleries, running and travelling and if possible he would spend countless hours gardening in his veggie patch.
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