Gasp! A horrible, hairy, howling new school teacher arrives at Castle Otherhand and Solstice and Cudweed are at his mercy in the third of Marcus Sedgwick's quirky mysteries, winner of the Blue Peter Most Fun Story With Pictures Award 2011.
Marcus Sedgwick is a full time author. His first novel, Floodland, won the Branford Boase Award for the best debut children's novel of 2000. Since then his books have been shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Blue Peter Book Award, the Costa Book Award, the Carnegie Medal and the Edgar Allan Poe Award. He lives near Cambridge.