Wild Boy (#1)

Author(s): Rob Lloyd Jones

Middle Fiction

This is a fiendishly pacy mystery-adventure story for 9+ readers, set in the seamy, smoggy underworld of Victorian London. London, 1841. A boy covered in hair, raised as a monster, condemned to life in a travelling freak show. A boy with an extraordinary power of observation and detection. A boy accused of murder; on the run; hungry for the truth. Behold the savage spectacle of Wild Boy. Ladies and Gentlemen, take your seats. The show is about to begin! Dripping with atmosphere and gothic gore, Wild Boy will appeal to fans of Sherlock Holmes, gothic horror and all things murderous and mysterious. It is the first novel from a confident new voice in children's fiction. There is early interest in film rights for Wild Boy. The sequel title: WILD BOY AND THE BLACK TERROR, to follow.

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Rob Lloyd Jones never wanted to be a writer when he grew up. He wanted to be Indiana Jones. So he studied Egyptology and archaeology, and went on expeditions to strange places. But all he found were interesting stories. So he decided to write them down. Wild Boy is his first novel, although he's written around thirty other books for children, including historical non-fiction and adaptations of classics such as Jekyll and Hyde. He lives in London (SW2) with his wife and one-year-old son, who has big eyes like Wild Boy, but is not as hairy...

General Fields

  • : 9781406354096
  • : Walker Books Ltd
  • : Walker Books Ltd
  • : February 2014
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 312
  • : Paperback
  • : Rob Lloyd Jones