Award-winning illustrator Chris Mould makes his gripping authorial debut with this darkly humorous series, now in paperback.
With a werewolf still on the loose, Stanley Buggles knows that Crampton Rock lies in deadly danger.
Who will confront the escaped criminal who roams the wild and windy moor
And how will the treasure keepers protect the gold mine from the threat of piracy ...
Originally published under the title 'The Treasure Keepers'.
I can guarantee they will be taking up space on my bookshelf. - First News
Engagingly illustrated ... cheerful, fast-moving romp. - Carousel
From the moment they claw their way out of a graveyard you know you are onto a winner. - Publishing News
Fast-paced and accompanied by Mould's own dark illustrations, The Wooden Mile is a riveting read for newly independent readers. - Bookfest
Chris Mould went to art school at the age of sixteen. During this time, he did various jobs, from delivering papers to washing-up. Chris loves his work and writes and draws the kind of books that he would have liked to have on his shelf as a boy. He has won the Nottingham Children's Book Award, has been shortlisted for the Greenaway Award and commended for the Sheffield Book Award. Chris has also worked for the RSC, the BBC, the FT and many other famous initials, as well as for Aardman Animations, where he did character and environment development work on the film Flushed Away. Chris is married with two children and lives in Yorkshire.