After the success of his first children’s book, Rolo, (Matador, 2016), Lawrence Prestidge is back with Terror at the Sweet Shop, an incredible story about a group of friends saving their beloved sweet shop from the hands of evil.
After the success of his first children’s book, Rolo, (Matador, 2016), Lawrence Prestidge is back with Terror at the Sweet Shop, an incredible story about a group of friends saving their beloved sweet shop from the hands of evil. Oscar Tarrant and his close friends Emma, Reece and Ishy are regular customers to McNulty’s Candy Kingdom, the sweet shop next to their school. The shop is run by its jolly namesake, Mr McNulty. A cheerful soul, he is always happy and friendly to all the children that enter his shop, but one day he mysteriously disappears... The shop is soon taken over by the horrible Miss Primrose who starts to serve revolting treats to its customers. However, Oscar and his friends soon discover Miss Primrose’s evil intentions. Determined to find out what has happened to Mr McNulty and dispose of the evil Miss Primrose, they make a cunning plan. What surprises and secrets do they discover along the way? Well, you’ll have to read on to find out... The story features a whole host of colourful and entertaining characters, including the gang’s parents, teachers and others that help along the way. Terror at the Sweet Shop is a imaginative tale, reminiscent of stories by authors such Roald Dahl and David Walliams. Guaranteed to bring laughter, it will be enjoyed by children aged 5-10 – as well as any adults who might read it to them.
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