Danny Dread

Danny Dread

4.23 (13 ratings by Goodreads)
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You know how it is when your dad's an evil super villain? OK, so maybe you don't, but Danny does. As heir to the Dread dynasty, he's expected to carry on the family business of kidnapping world leaders, maiming innocent bystanders, and brainwashing sharks. You know, general evil stuff. The problem is, achieving world domination isn't Danny's idea of fun. In fact, he'd much rather be saving the planet than enslaving it. But when Dad Dread hatches his most diabolical scheme yet, Danny realizes that to defeat evil, he's going to have to start thinking evil ...show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 141 x 197 x 17mm | 180g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • B/W
  • 0192742639
  • 9780192742636
  • 657,599

Review quote

'memorable characters and plenty of plot twists to keep you engrossed' * Debbie Williams, The Primary Times in Hampshire * (Praise for The Private Blog of Joe Cowley) A brilliant amalgamation of theatre of embarrassment, with a sympathetic yet engaging lead, a realistic and entertaining narrative voice, and a full-on sense of humour * The Bookbag * (Praise for The Private Blog of Joe Cowley) engaging . . . funny and believable * We Love This Book * (Praise for The Private Blog of Joe Cowley) Translates the Wimpy formula for a teenage boy audience * Bookseller * 'Full of fun, as you'd expect from Ben Davis, this is a hilarious and accessible read that will appeal to both girls and boys alike.' * Abby Mellor, Armadillo magazine * 'I loved the illustrations and the presentation of the fonts. It couldn't be better!' * Primary pupil at New College School, Oxford *show more

About Ben Davis

Ben Davis studied English at University, which was quite easy because he was already fluent in that. Since then, he has written jokes for everything from radio shows to greeting cards. Ben is the author of The Private Blog of Joe Cowley for teenagers. Danny Dread:Heir to the Lair is his first book for 9-12 year olds.show more

Rating details

13 ratings
4.23 out of 5 stars
5 38% (5)
4 46% (6)
3 15% (2)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
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