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
Margaret Mahy's many books - picture books, short stories, and fiction for teenagers as well as younger children - have been hugely successful all round the world and she was indisputably one of the most popular and successful 20th-century children's authors. She won the CARNEGIE MEDAL and many other awards, and was nominated for the HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN AWARD. Margaret died in July 2012.
Chris Mould is an award-winning author and illustrator. He is one of twenty studio artists at the prestigious Dean Clough Mills. His published work ranges from picture books to young fiction, theatre posters, editorial cartoons for major newspapers and character development work for animated features. He exhibits his artwork regularly, commits to an ongoing programme of events and also curates a gallery space dedicated to children's books artwork. Visit http://www.chrismould.blogspot.co.uk/ or follow him on Twitter @chrismouldink for more news.