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Spy toys

Spy toys

Powers, Mark, author; Wesson, Tim, illustrator

The world's leading toy manufacturer makes playthings for the rich and famous, and every toy they create contains a tiny computerised brain and a unique personality. These toys are seriously awesome! But every so often there's a faulty toy! Dan is a Snugliffic Cuddlestar bear - he should be perfect for hugging. But because of a faulty chip, Dan is so strong he could crush a car. Thrown on to the rejects pile, he meets Arabella, a Loadsasmiles Sunshine Doll, who has a very short temper and is absolutely NOT good with children. Soon Dan, Arabella and Flax (a custom-made police robot rabbit gone AWOL) are recruited by Auntie Roz, the 'M' of the toy world, and together they make up THE SPY TOYS. Their first mission: to protect the prime minister's eight-year-old son from being kidnapped

Paperback, Book. English. Fiction 9+. General. Children's stories.
Published London: Bloomsbury, 2017
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Mark Powers ; illustrated by Tim Wesson
ISBN: 140887086X, 9781408870860
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Physical Description: 201 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm

Author note

Author Mark Powers has been making up ridiculous stories since primary school and is slightly shocked to find that people now pay him to do it. As a child he always daydreamed that his teddy bear went off on top secret missions when he was at school, so a team of toys recruited as spies seemed a great idea for a story. He grew up in north Wales and now lives in Manchester. His favourite animals are the binturong, the aye-aye and the dodo.

Illustrator Tim Wesson was born somewhere in England. As a young boy he enjoyed climbing trees and drawing pictures of dogs in cars. Eventually he became an illustrator who creates children's books. Tim doodles and paints whenever he can and likes to draw the first thing that pops into his head. He lives by the sea in Suffolk with his family.