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Christmas round-ups choose Lockwood
  The national newspapers have been selecting their best books for Christmas and their top reads of 2014 – and lots of them include Lockwood . . .

Latest reviews for
The Whispering Skull

  "A page-turner at its peak, Jonathan Stroud has written another rip-roaring success of a story that has all the chills and thrills of the first book and the added depth of characters and their relationships that build over time and develop." . . .





The Whispering Skull on tour
   The past fortnight has seen Jonathan take to the road again to visit schools, bookshops and literary festivals talking ghost-hunting, magnesium flares and, of course, tea and biscuits! It's been a fantastic launch for The Whispering Skull . . .

Hertford Literary Festival shines!
   Jonathan took part in the inaugural Hertford Children's Book Festival this week. He joined a host of top authors including . . .



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