Wiggott's Wonderful Waxworld: Terror Train

A mysterious tower. A girl trapped in a glass case. A stolen phone. A door to a secret world. Gruesome, ghastly, glorious: everything you’d expect from Terry Deary. A rollicking time-travel frolic by the Horrible Histories star. Things aren’t going too well for Boy in Wildpool. The police are looking for him, and so is the scary Arfur Loaf. Still, heading to Wiggott’s Wonderful Waxworld to lie low might be the worst decision Boy’s ever made. No – getting on the Terror Train: that’s the worst decision he’s ever made. Now two notorious Victorian killers, Burke and Hare, are after him as well! It’s up to Boy to get back to his own time, escape the Terror Train and rescue the girl. Surely that’s plenty for any boy to do in one day?

  • Spooky new fiction by the Horrible Histories author
  • Terry Deary’s books have sold over 25 million copies
  • For fans of Goosebumps, Goth Girl and Shadow House
  • Deliciously atmospheric, witty and suspenseful writing

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    Terry Deary

    Terry is a former actor, theatre-director and Drama teacher and currently lives in County Durham. He has written over 150 books in the UK, including 44 Horrible Histories titles, and was voted the fifth most popular living children’s author in a 2005 Guardian survey.


    Terry Deary won the 2001 Blue Peter Prize for Rotten Romans.

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