With the long school holidays approaching, we need lots of different types of activities to keep both our children’s minds and bodies active. Here is the 1st chapter of Will Blyton and The Stinking Shadow aimed at boys 9-12 to encourage them to read.

Will Blyton - The Alternative Detective

When, Hamnet, a tiny boy trapped in a stone, promises Will Blytontime travel, he thinks his problems are over. When a 14th century monk becomes his Stinking Shadow, he realises the trouble has just begun. Find out how Will stops the malicious shapeshifter, Ravensmite, from returning Hamnet to his cursed existence whilst, at the same time, plotting to send The Stinking Shadow back in time. Amidst the chaos and dark humour is the story of a boy battling with his own self worth and the start of a strange and powerful friendship.  Join Will in 1970s Groaningsea for a rip roaring time.

CHAPTER 1.

Last night I dreamed of Groaningsea.  The closed railway station had a train again – it was a shiny, black monster with a leering face hurtling down the track towards me.  A pop eyed toad, wearing a railway cap, hung out of…

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  1. I just so enjoyed reading this and thoroughly recommend it!

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