Read an exclusive extract from There’s a Beast in the Basement! – the next (mis)adventure from Pamela Butchart - Nosy Crow Skip to content
Posted by Lara, January 6, 2023

Read an exclusive extract from There’s a Beast in the Basement! – the next (mis)adventure from Pamela Butchart

This January we’re absolutely delighted to be publishing There’s a Beast in the Basement! – the next hilarious (mis)adventure in the Baby Aliens series from Pamela Butchart.

And today we’re very pleased to be sharing the first few chapters of the book – you can read an extract below!

Chaos and mayhem reign as Izzy and her friends take on another hilarious (mis)adventure. There’s no such thing as an ordinary day at school when they’re around… Izzy and her friends overhear their head teacher talking about “missing treasure” and “running out of time”. They know this means there’s TREASURE buried in the school somewhere and that Mr Graves wants it all for himself. So Jodi says they’ve got to find it first, and they should start by searching the staffroom. After seeing things they will never forget, they head to the basement. Gary Petrie’s dad is working down there and he’s seen something SHINY! So they send Zach’s cat down with a camera strapped to her head and study the footage carefully. What they see is SHOCKING and CHANGES EVERYTHING. It’s not treasure in the basement, it’s a BEAST with SHINING EYES and it’s coming to get them! RUN!!!

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There’s a Beast in the Basement! will be published on January 12th – you can order a copy from Waterstones here, Bookshop.org here, or from Amazon here. Do let us know on socials what you thought of the first few chapters when you’ve finished reading!

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