Tom Fletcher’s new middle grade novel The Creakers will be published by Penguin on 5th October 2017.
Revealed on Tom’s Youtube channel, The Creakers is about monsters under the bed who “snatch grown-ups away”. It tells the story of Lucy, who wakes up one morning to discover that all the grown-ups in her town have mysteriously disappeared. Determined to find out what happened and to bring them safely home, she discovers they have been snatched away to a magical world under the bed by a group of extraordinary creatures called The Creakers, who have a most unusual motive…
Tom’s last novel, The Christmasaurus, was published in October 2016 and was one of the biggest middle-grade debuts of last year. Selling 161,461, it reached #2 in the children’s chart and has been shortlisted for Children’s Book of the Year at The British Book Awards. Rights have been sold in 12 territories including the US, Germany, Spain and France. Tom’s new picture book, There’s A Monster in Your Book, publishes on 29th June.
See Tom’s announcement video here: