The House on Pleasant Street

Sofie Laguna, illustrated by Marc McBride
AUD $19.99
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A spooky, exuberantly funny and hugely entertaining book about a boy who is having trouble making friends in his new neighbourhood… From bestselling author Sofie Laguna. Perfect for Halloween reading!

Alby and his family are new on Pleasant Street. Their house is perfect, with a great tree to climb, and a pool. Their pet, Delia, is still in training, but she's settling in just fine.

And tonight is Halloween - Alby's favourite night of the year - so ANYTHING could happen…

A hilarious story about family and friendship, and what happens when trick-or-treating doesn't go to plan.

Author bio:

SOFIE LAGUNA's many books for young people have been published in the US, the UK and in translation throughout Europe and Asia. She has been shortlisted for the Queensland Premier's Awards, and twice been awarded Honour Book by the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA). She is also a highly acclaimed author for adults. Sofie lives in Melbourne with her husband, Marc McBride, and their two young sons.

MARC McBRIDE is the illustrator of Emily Rodda's New York Times bestselling Deltora Quest series, which has sold over 18 million copies worldwide and has become an anime TV show. He has illustrated more than 200 book covers and 10 picture books, including writing and illustrating World of Monsters. Marc has exhibited with the New York Society of Illustrators' international show, been shortlisted for the CBCA Awards and Aurealis Awards, and has won the Aurealis Awards twice.

Category: Young adult fiction
ISBN: 9781760526450
Publisher: A&U Children's
Imprint: A & U Children
Pub Date: August 2022
Page Extent: 32
Format: Hard Cover
Age: 4 - 7
Subject: Young adult fiction