Where the Bugaboo Lives

By Sean Taylor

Illustrated by Neal Layton

An interactive, which-way adventure book brimming with creepy creatures and terrifying monsters.

From the author of Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise, comes a wonderfully interactive, which-way adventure story which follows Floyd and his sister into the dark, shadowy valley behind their house … a valley full of all kinds of creepy, freaky, weaselly creatures and the scariest of them all – THE BUGABOO! In this hilarious, ghoulish story, you can choose Floyd and Ruby’s path (and which monster they meet next!) at the end of each page.

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 6+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781406372885
  • Published: 04 Aug 2016
  • Price: £7.99
  • Size: 288 x 248 mm
  • Pages: 56

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Customer reviews


'Sean Taylor, author of the glorious Hoot Owl, revels in his dry, deadpan humour and the illustrations are packed with detail. A lovely book with a long lifespan as there are many combinations of plotline to explore.' The Daily Mail

'Brilliantly conceived, this hugely attractive picture book is also a sophisticated ‘chose your own adventure’ […] Whatever choice you make there is lots of excitement along the way in this witty adventure that makes reading words and pictures equally important.' Love Reading 4 Kids

'Ingeniously interactive and perfect for reading over and over again, children will love being in control of how the plot unfolds and discovering new settings and characters every time they open the book […] An inventive and imaginative book packed with surprises…' Lancashire Evening Post

'The pages are full of colour and the concept of decision-making will keep children aged five or so interested until till the last page. What a good idea.' Newbury Weekly News

'The big, brilliant format will delight youngsters and their nostalgic parents in this choose your own adventure style story […] The monsters are mad, the illustrations are fantastic and the book will be browsed again and again to find out which twists and turns can be taken next. Great fun indeed!' Books for Keeps

'All children love a choose-your-own-adventure book, and this one is brilliantly entertaining with enough alternative choices to keep kids occupied for hours.' Huffington Post

'This book allows the reader to choose which path to take at the turning of each page and so is perfect for returning to again and again as a different adventure can be created each time. The illustrations are colourful, bold and amusing and although the reader is told how scary each monster is, there is so much humour in each picture that there is no danger of really being scared. [...] This is a book that will become a firm favourite with all ages, both for the story and the illustrations.' Carousel

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