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- DescriptionVenture into the monstrous world of Mel Foster in this exciting adventure from award-winning author Julia Golding. When Mel Foster accidentally revives a giantess from inside a block of ice, he thinks his goose is cooked. But Eve is MONSTER. She doesn't want to eat Mel - she wants to protect him. And he's going to need all the help he can get. Queen Victoria's butler is hatching a plan that could DESTROY the British Empire ...and only Mel has the power to stop him! Mel's monstrously big adventure stars a whole host of loveable misfits with very famous family members: get ready to meet the sister of torious vampire Dracula, the daughter of Frankenstein's monster and the twin sons of Dr Jekyll (or should that be Hyde? This warm and witty gothic tale from the author of the Costa award-winning Cat Royal series will be perfect for 9+ fans of Chris Riddell's Goth Girl and lovers of historical adventure. Look out for Mel Foster and the Time Machine Reviews: Amy, age 10 for lovereading4kids.co.uk: 'This book has it all! Monsters, ghosts, icebergs and a boy on the Most Wanted list. Set in Victorian London, it has body doubles, a weird kind of magic and an adventure waiting to happen!'. We Love This Book: 'Julia Golding's first vel, in the new series, is an exciting tale of adventure and of beautifully incent, loyal and enduring friendships through adverse conditions. After all, who would be rmal when they have the chance to be a monster? A great fun kids book ...I want to be part of the gang!' Julia Golding is the author of the award-winning Cat Royal and Girl on the Run series. Julia Golding read English at Cambridge before completing a doctorate in Literature of the Romantic Period at Oxford. She has won the Nestle Children's Book Prize, the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize and been shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book Award.
- Author BiographyJulia Golding is a multi-award winning writer for children and young adults. She also writes under the pen names of Joss Stirling and Eve Edwards. She has now published over thirty novels in genres ranging from historical adventure to fantasy. Her first novel, The Diamond of Drury Lane, set in 1790 and starring intrepid heroine Cat Royal, went on to win the Ottakar's (Waterstones) Children's Book Prize 2006 and the Nestle Children's Book Prize 2006 (formerly known as the Smarties Prize). Julia lives in Oxford, UK.
- Author(s)Julia Golding
- PublisherEgmont UK Ltd
- Date of Publication30/07/2015
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintEgmont Books Ltd
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight200 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Interest AgeFrom 9
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