Legion of the Dead

Legion of the Dead - Barnaby Grimes

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Synopsis

Barnaby Grimes is a tick-tock lad, high-stacking his way across the rooftops of his city in search of adventure and mystery. In each tale, he encounters a supernatural force and must battle the horrors that await him.

In LEGION OF THE DEAD, Barnaby finds himself embroiled in a plot that includes a legion of zombies raised from the dead. In Dickensian times, people were terrified of being buried alive, and so were left in their coffin with a wire, attached to a bell, running from above the ground, down through the earth and the lid of the coffin, and tied to the little finger of the buried body. Those who found themselves awake in the darkness of their coffin could wiggle their finger and summon help. And so one night, Barnaby makes a shortcut through a graveyard and is horrified to hear the tinkling of dozens of little bells...

Book information

ISBN: 9780552556262
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Imprint: Corgi Children's
Pub date:
DEWEY: 823.914
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 170g
Height: 131mm
Width: 198mm
Spine width: 15mm