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The werewolf and the ibis

The werewolf and the ibis

Mould, Chris

Crampton Rock is a peaceful fishing village on a remote island, accessible only at low tide. When Stanley Buggles inherits his great-uncle's house on Crampton Rock, it seems like a perfect place for a long summer holiday. But there's always something to go and spoil it all, isn't there?

Paperback, Book. English. Children's stories. Fiction 7+. General.
Published London: Hodder Children's, 2010
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Statement of responsibility: Chris Mould
ISBN: 0340931027, 9780340931028
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: 2007.
Physical Description: 179 p. : ill., map. ; 20 cm.
Series: Something wickedly weird
Subject: Islands Juvenile fiction.; Vacations Juvenile fiction.; Fishing villages Juvenile fiction.
Series Title: Something wickedly weird.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 5
Interest Level: MY
Points: 3
Quiz Number: 210789

Author note

Chris Mould went to art school at the age of sixteen. During this time, he did various jobs, from delivering papers to washing-up and cooking in a kitchen. He has won the Nottingham Children`s Book Award and been commended for the Sheffield. He loves his work and likes to write and draw the kind of books that he would have liked to have on his shelf as a boy. He is married with two children and lives in Yorkshire.


'Engagingly illustrated ... cheerful, fast-moving romp.'
Carousel||A splendid mix of Gothic horror and cartoon-style fun ... Readers are presented with an engaging plot which hurtles along ... Grim and ghoulish events are recounted with dry humour and young readers will laugh out loud at the cheerful absurdities of the story
The Bookbag||'From the moment they claw their way out of a graveyard you know you are onto a winner.'
Publishing News||'Fast-paced and accompanied by Mould's own dark illustrations, The Wooden Mile is a riveting read for newly independent readers.'
Bookfest||'A splendid mix of Gothic horror and cartoon-style fun.'