The Creakers

The Creakers

Summary

Lucy Dungston has woken up to find all the grown-ups in her town have disappeared.

Lucy's friends are thrilled there are no more grown-ups. They're running wild! They're building roads of trampolines, and eating cereal for every meal.

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

Even if it means having to venture into the strange, upside-down world of the mysterious monsters under her bed...

And the upside-down world isn't the most hygienic of places . . .
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Tom Fletcher's bestselling story is packed with amazing illustrations by the disgustingly talented Shane Devries. It's the perfect spooky (and slightly gross) tale for Halloween!

Praise for The Creakers:

'A stonkingly good novels for the over-sevens . . . gleeful descriptions of malodorous underworld creatures, it's both a compelling adventure and a nuanced celebration of friendship and family love' The Guardian

'The illustrations are stunning and the storyline is full of twists and great ideas' R Patterson, Toppsta Reviewer

'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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