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About the book
George loves helping out at Wormestall Farm, hidden in the woods, even though it's full of extinctly scary creatures, like the dodo in the dog bed and the dinosaurs in the duck pond.
When Mortifer, the giant basilisk, goes missing, it's up to George to find him before wicked taxidermist Diamond Pye can add him and the others to her stuffed animal collection ...
“A riotous debut novel in which all kinds of very unlikely things happen to likeable George when he takes on a job at Wormestall Farm.”
“The Extincts is perfect for 7-11 year-olds who love reading about weird, wild and wonderful creatures, have a taste for exhilarating escapades and rescue missions. The quirky illustrations by the brilliant Steve Wells amusingly bring the story to life. This story deserves a place alongside the young fiction classic books by Roald Dahl, Dick King-Smith and Eva Ibbotson.”
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It's day 19! We hope all you NaNoWriMo-ers are still going strong, but if you're in need of an extra boost of motivation, The Halloweeds author Veronica Cossanteli is here to share her top tips!
Here at Chicken House we love a good spooky read – something that you can read by candlelight (from a candle in a pumpkin, no less), curled up in an armchair on October 31st. So sit back, grab a copy of one of our fave spooky novels and prepare to feel all the chills …
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