An innocent young mouse lies murdered in a moonlit field, as the screech of an owl echoes across the ripening corn. Newly arrived in the coutnryside from the horrors of Jupiter's lair, the Deptford mice find themselves once again facing terrifying evil, as they are embroiled in a series of horrible murders.
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Robin Jarvis was born in Liverpool, England, and studied graphic design in college. He worked in television and advertising before becoming a full-time author and illustrator. It was while working at a company that made characters for TV programs and advertising that he began making sketches of mice. From these drawings, the idea for the Deptford Mice was born. The Dark Portal, short-listed for the 1989 Smarties Book Prize in England, was followed by two more titles in the series, The Crystal Prison and The Final Reckoning. He lives in London.
Roe Kendall (a.k.a. Vanessa Benjamin), a native of the British Isles, graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London. She has performed on stage, as a voice-over artist, and as an audiobook narrator.About the Author:
Robin Jarvis studied graphic design in Newcastle and then worked in television and advertising making model monsters and puppets. He has been a full-time writer and illustrator for some time, and has a large following among children and adults. Robin's books are consistent best-sellers and he has won several awards for his work. The Dark Portal was runner-up for the Smarties Prize in 1989.
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Book Description Hodder Children's Books, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0340788631
Book Description Hodder Children's Books, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 340788631
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