Bong - goes the bell in the rickety tower, twelve times...that means it's Spooky Hour. Listen! Hush! Oooh, what's that sound? The midnight spooks are coming round. The creepy countdown has begun, so get ready to giggle at funny, floaty ghosts, clickety-clackety skeletons and terrific tromping trolls! This is a real rollicking, romping, rhyming story, read with real energy by Rik Mayall, and with hilarious illustrations - perfect for every little monster!
Tony Mitton is a Smarties Silver Medal Prize-winner. He is a highly-respected poet, and has written many books for children, including the picture books Bumpus Jumpus Dinosaurumpus! and Down by the Cool of the Pool (illustrated by Guy-Parker Rees), and a poetry rap series, which includes Big Bad Raps for Orchard. 'Tony Mitton is very original, gentle and funny.' The Times. Tony lives in Cambridge. Guy Parker-Rees' vibrant and energetic illustrations are instantly recognisable and much-loved. 'One of the most exciting young artists in the children's book world.' Rough Guide to Children's Books. Guy illustrated the bestselling Giraffes Can't Dance and K is for Kissing a Cool Kangaroo among others. Guy lives in Brighton.