Journalist Nick Thorpe was described by a girlfriend as a "worrier", a title that has followed him throughout his adult life.
This is a wonderfully descriptive book about a strange giant and a thief. Billy meets Mister Creecher when the giant saves him from being killed by a crony.
Having just moved back to the UK from America, Bobby is finding it hard to settle in.
A scary start leads Sir Charlie Stinky Socks and his companions to a castle teetering on top of a hill. The story literally unfolds (with the help of full-page flaps) in front of you.
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