Mabel Jones and the Forbidden City

Mabel Jones and the Forbidden City

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Description

Mabel Jones is ready for her second unlikely adventure - another hilarious story by Will Mabbitt, illustrated by Ross Collins.

What would you do if hungry vines emerged from your wardrobe and stole your baby sister?

If you're Mabel Jones and afraid of nothing, you'd follow!

Between Mabel and her goal is a dangerous jungle, filled with deadly monsters and poisoned jelly babies.

Can she defeat the Witch Queen and rescue her sister, or is this the last we'll see of Mabel Jones . . .?
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 19mm | 256g
  • PUFFIN
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141355328
  • 9780141355320
  • 186,313

Review Text

The irreverent wit plus fabulous embellishments by Ross Collins will swash your buckles Sunday Times
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Review quote

Anarchic, adventurous and extremely funny, this is a fantastic debut at the younger end of middle-grade. * The Bookseller * Think The Mighty Boosh for 8-year-olds with a dash of Lemony Snicket thrown in. Although Mabbitt has a voice all of his own. * The Times * Delightfully nasty, bonkers piratical fun. I laughed out loud on the Tube!' * Robin Stevens, bestselling author of Murder Most Unladylike * The irreverent wit plus fabulous embellishments by Ross Collins will swash your buckles * Sunday Times *
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About Will Mabbitt

Will Mabbitt likes to write. He writes on the train, in the corner of cafes, and sometimes, when his laptop runs out of power, he writes in his head. Will has a background in children's media, producing digital content for Disney, Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network. He lives with his family, cats and a woodlouse infestation in Lewes on the south coast of England.
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Rating details

166 ratings
4.14 out of 5 stars
5 43% (71)
4 37% (62)
3 14% (23)
2 4% (6)
1 2% (4)
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