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The Vampire of Croglin by Terry Deary

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Interest Age 11+ Reading Age 8+. A comical mystery from one of the UK’s best known novelists, Terry Deary. Be prepared however, for fear will also run through your veins in a plot so sinister and frightening that you will be glued to the page. Fast-moving and with terrific climax, this novel is part of the absolutely excellent ‘reloaded’ series from Barrington Stoke that provides wide-ranging stories whilst introducing the reader to myths and legends from many lands and cultures.

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The Vampire of Croglin by Terry Deary

The villagers live in fear of noises in the night. The new tennants at the Grange have been attacked. What is the truth behind the legend of the vampire?

About the Author

Terry Deary

One of the World Book Day 2014 Authors Terry Deary is the author of 249 fiction and non-fiction books published in 36 years and is one of the most successful children’s authors of all time. His Horrible Histories series has sold over 6 million copies in the UK and has been translated into over 40 languages, as well as being adapted into a BAFTA award-winning television series for CBBC. Terry was also voted The Outstanding Non-Fiction Author of the 20th Century (Books for Keeps). He has now turned his attentions to adult fiction and non-fiction and more television and stage work.

He is married to Jenny and they have a daughter Sara who recently had twins, Terry's first grandchildren. He lives in Durham.

Q+A with Terry Deary

Favourite Hero: Guy Fawkes

Favourite Monster: The Chimera

Your weapon of choice: Machine Gun

Special Secret Power: Invisibility

Favourite Fight scene: Gladiators

Goodie or baddie: Baddie

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Publication date

22nd May 2008


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