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The Longest Night of Charlie Noon

The Longest Night of Charlie Noon

Author Christopher Edge
Age

8-12

Pages

192

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“If you go into the woods, Old Crony will get you.”

Secrets, spies or maybe even a monster… What lies in the heart of the wood? Charlie, Dizzy and Johnny are determined to discover the truth, but when night falls without warning they find themselves trapped in a nightmare. Lost in the woods, strange dangers and impossible puzzles lurk in the shadows. As time plays tricks, can Charlie solve this mystery and find a way out of the woods? But what if this night never ends…?

A timeless novel for anyone who’s ever felt lost. From the award-winning author of The Many Worlds of Albie Bright and The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day.

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What the Critics Said

“Compulsively readable, thrilling, daring and quite unlike any other children’s book I have ever read, yet clearly also set in a tradition of the very best.”

– Piers Torday, author of The Lost Magician

“Top-quality storytelling as ever from Edge, with a scientific twist.”

– Fiona Noble, The Bookseller

“Yet another captivating story from [Christopher Edge] which effortlessly blends science, philosophy and heart.”

– Abi Elphinstone, author of Sky Song

“Known for incorporating “big-idea science” into his novels in ways children can comprehend, Edge here repeats and refines his formula to create a puzzlebox romp through trees, terrors and time itself.”

– Simon Lamb, John O’Groat Journal

“A mind-blowing, heart-stopping, dimension-defying dash through time that thrums with tantalising twists & leaves you completely breathless.”

– Scott Evans, The Reader Teacher

“Science and imagination are often presented as opposites that can have nothing in common. Here Christopher Edge demonstrates again that this is untrue; science and imagination need each other…. An excellent and enjoyable read.”

– Ferelith Hordon, Books for Keeps

“An absolute joy to read… brilliant for inquisitive minds.”

Independent Book Reviews (blog)

“Christopher Edge has a fantastic ability to explain complex scientific concepts and weave them into a compelling storyline.”

– Our Classroom Reviews (blog)

“Atmospheric, intelligent and thought-provoking, this is the kind of story that loves to surprise you every time you feel sure you have a handle on it.”

– Books for Topics (blog)

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US English

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