Synopses & Reviews
A stylishly sick new voice in children's Gothic horror features richly descriptive, blackly funny, gasp-out-loud story-within-a-storytelling, perfect for fans of The Graveyard Book
Warning: Not for the faint-hearted! Welcome to the shadowy district of Tumblewater, eternally rain-drenched, and home to a creepy collection of depraved characters, as newcomer Daniel Dorey is quick to discover. He is soon drawn into the town's hungry fascination with sinister storytelling: there's the one about the young boy who is punished most appallingly for picking his nose, another about two devilish bakers and their murderous pies, and then there are the rumors about the villainous Caspian Prye. Before he can help it, Daniel is thrown into the middle of a scary story himself—and he knows it's likely to have a sticky ending.
WARNING: NOT FOR THE FAINT-HEARTED Welcome to the very damp and woeful world of Tumblewater, home to a creepy collection of depraved characters. Meet a young boy punished most appallingly for picking his nose; a pair of devilish bakers with murderous intentions in their buns; and a dentist whose strange, colour-changing eyes belie his perfectly gleaming smile . . . Horrifying tales for good children and fair warning for bad
About the Author
Bruno Vincent is the coauthor of Do Ants Have Assholes? This is his first book for children.