The brand new must-read middle-grade novel from the author of super-spooky Crater Lake. Perfect for fans of R.L.Stine’s Goosebumps.
Angelo and his friends know that together they can handle any pretty much anything – including giant mutant spiders or snake-like parasites that burrow into your brain. But when a terrifying new enemy attacks from above it seems they have met their ultimate match . . . how can they defeat giant vampire birds that are after BLOOD?
With summer term in full force – and sports day and prom night on the horizon – the whole school is in danger. The gang need a plan to bring safety to the skies!
'On the first Dread Wood book: "Deliciously scary and hilarious comedy-horror, perfectly pitched for eight-plus." The Guardian "Brilliantly creepy fun for young horror fans, with an unexpectedly moving ending."The i, 30 of the best children's books for Easter. "Jennifer Killick's talent for horror and humour is blended brilliantly here as the spiky dialogue, unstoppable pace and genuinely menacing atmosphere build to a tremendous climax"- Daily Mail "A heart-stopping thrill ride of a book." M.G. Leonard, author of Adventures on Trains series "Sharp, scary and a whole lot of fun!" Christopher Edge, author of Escape Room "This is BRILLIANT! Creepy, pacy, smart, witty and just pure Jennifer genius." Vashti Hardy, author of Brightstorm "This is Killick's best book yet; think 'The Breakfast Club' meets 'Stranger Things', making great use of her talent for comic dialogue and her astute eye for just the right kind of scary for this age group." Fiona Noble, Bookseller, Editor's Choice Jennifer Killick's latest masterpiece is chock full of brilliant friendships, banter, laughs & of course a TERRIFYING plot! It's a FANTASTIC read! - Lorraine Gregory, author of Mold and the Poison Plot Clever, brilliant writing, blending the creeps with Jennifer Killick's trademark wit and warmth! Amy Wilson Couldn't put it down. Absolutely brilliant! Tell Tales Books
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