The Toymaker

The Toymaker

3.44 (398 ratings by Goodreads)
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What good is a toy that will wind down? What if you could put a heart in one? A real heart. One that beat and beat and didn't stop. What couldn't you do if you could make a toy like that? From the moment Mathias becomes the owner of a mysterious piece of paper, he is in terrible danger. Entangled in devious plots and pursued by the sinister Doctor Leiter and his devilish toys, Mathias finds himself on a quest to uncover a deadly secret.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 129 x 198mm
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • black and white
  • 0552572101
  • 9780552572101

About Jeremy de Quidt

Jeremy lives in Somerset with his wife and their three children.show more

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"Pacy, exciting and inventive" Guardian "The sense of menace is maintained throughout and culminates in a chilling climax. Simply and effectively written and very visual, it all fits together like clockwork" The Bookseller "Fantastic story set in an imaginary world" School Librarian "This is a world of shadows and terror told with the utmost conviction. A remarkable debut novel" Carousel "This is beautifully produced, and worth reading aloud to 9+" The Timesshow more

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398 ratings
3.44 out of 5 stars
5 21% (83)
4 28% (111)
3 32% (126)
2 15% (58)
1 5% (20)
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