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4.21 (1,049 ratings by Goodreads)
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A creepy magician with a shadowy act. A legend that goes back to the dawn of time. Eerie-on-Sea just got stranger. And darker...

A mysterious stage magician has set up in the theatre at the end of the pier, with an act so hypnotic and strange that Herbie Lemon and his friend Violet Parma suspect dark forces are at work. Meanwhile, folk are disappearing from Eerie-on-Sea, and no one knows why. There is an Eerie legend that goes back to the dawn of time, about a creature made of darkness that devours the shadows of the living. But could the Shadowghast really have returned?
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 23mm | 301g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1406386308
  • 9781406386301
  • 13,479

Review quote

Taylor's magical touch makes you believe the impossible. -- Catherine Doyle I think it was well-written and I think that fans of the previous books will really enjoy it. * Books Up North * This was the best book ever. It is the 3rd in the series and is absolutely fantastic book. -- Reader (Age 12) * Toppsta * This is a really good mystery book. It has a lot of action, adventure and lots of twists and turns to the plot. I can't wait for the next book in the series. -- Reader (Age 11) * Toppsta * This is the best book I have read in forever! In the style of the main character, Herbert Lemon, two words that go together to describe this book are magnificent and magical. Now that I have visited Eerie-on-Sea, I really wish I could stay longer and go on more amazing adventures with Herbie, Violet and Erwin. This book is worth a milky way of stars-I'm sorry I could only award it five! -- Reader (Age 12) * Toppsta *
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About Thomas Taylor

Thomas Taylor is an award-winning author-illustrator for children. He illustrated the cover for the very first Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone and has since gone on to write and illustrate several picture books and young novels; most recently he illustrated Scarlett Hart: Monster Hunter, written by Marcus Sedgwick. This is his third title in the Legends of Eerie-on-Sea sequence; the first, Malamander, was published to huge acclaim and was followed with the equally popular Gargantis. Thomas lives on the south coast of England and can be found on Facebook and Twitter: @ThomasHTaylor
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Rating details

1,049 ratings
4.21 out of 5 stars
5 39% (410)
4 44% (462)
3 15% (162)
2 1% (13)
1 0% (2)
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