Wereworld: Rise of the Wolf, Book 1

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Penguin Books Limited, Jan 6, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 432 pages
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When the air is clear, sixteen year-old Drew Ferran can pick up the scent of a predator.

When the moon breaks through the clouds, a terrifying fever grips him.

And when a vicious beast invades his home, his gums begin to tear, his fingers become claws, and Drew transforms . . .

Forced to flee the family he loves, Drew seeks refuge in the most godforsaken parts of Lyssia. But when he is captured by Lord Bergan's men, Drew must prove he is not the enemy.

Can Drew battle the werecreatures determined to destroy him - and master the animal within?

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User Review  - krau0098 - LibraryThing

I read this book out loud to my son. It was an okay fantasy story. I did have quite a few problems with it. My husband and son both listened along. My husband said 3 stars and my son 4 stars. When ... Read full review

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User Review  - DiDi14 - LibraryThing

Drew is different. He's always known it. He's just never known how, or why. He confesses this to his mother, but before she can tell him how, something terrible happens. Something terrible that is ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

The designer of Bob the Builder, creator of Frankenstein's Cat and Raa Raa the Noisy Lion, and the author/illustrator of numerous children's books, Curtis Jobling lives with his family in Cheshire, England.

Early work on Aardman's Wallace & Gromit and Tim Burton's Mars Attacks led to him picking up his crayons in 1997 to design the BAFTA winning Bob. The animated series of Frankenstein's Cat, based upon Curtis's book of the same name, picked up the Pulcinella award for Best Children's Show at the 2008 International Cartoons On The Bay festival in Salerno, Italy. His noisy new preschool show, Raa Raa, can be seen on CBeebies, while his original paintings and prints sell in galleries the world over.

Although perhaps best known for his work in TV and picture books, Curtis's other love has always been horror and fantasy for an older audience. Wereworld is his first novel.


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