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Paperback 208 Pages
Published: 04/01/2024
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Waterstones Says

From the boundless imagination of the author of former Waterstones Children's Books of the Month The Monsters of Rookhaven and Tin comes a gloriously gothic tale of two creatures brought to life by a scientific genius.

A compelling, atmospheric and gothic Frankenstein-inspired adventure by an award-winning Irish author.

Stitch is not a monster - he's a creation. He and his friend Henry Oaf were brought to life by the genius Professor Hardacre, and have spent all their days in a castle deep in the woods, far from humankind.

But when the Professor dies and his pompous nephew comes to take over the laboratory, they soon find out that his sights are set not on scientific discovery, but personal glory. And Henry is his next experiment.

Can Stitch and Henry escape his clutches and make their way in a world they were never built for - and may never be ready for them?

A magnificent gothic adventure full of heart for age 8+.

Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781529517781
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 189 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 18 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

A stunning Frankenstein spin-off… It is a fast-paced adventure, throughout which Kenny’s simple prose and short, cliff-hanger chapters… will keep even less confident readers on tenterhooks… Kenny brilliantly captures the pathos of Shelley’s novel. - Emily Bearn, The Daily Telegraph

This mesmerizing new gothic adventure will be an instant favourite for fans of the best selling author of Tin and the Monsters of Rookhaven… The message, about tolerance, acceptance and kindness, is not hammered home, but it can’t fail to sink in - Books of the Year, The Big Issue

Everything you'd want a Frankenstein-inspired children's book to be: a thrilling gothic adventure, brimming with heart and bursting with big questions. I loved it. - Lucy Strange

In a lightning-storm of beautiful writing, Pádraig Kenny brings his extraordinary cast of characters to perfect, charming life. A marvellously delicate parable of friendship and compassion, Stitch is witty, elegant and profound. - Jonathan Stroud

A fantastic story and an important one with underlying themes of friendship, grief and owning being different. - NetGalley Reviewer

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“A children’s Gothic Horror treat!”

I really enjoyed this surprisingly short book. It only clocks in at around 200 pages but manages to pack so much into the story. Stitch is a very sympathetic character, and won me over from the get-go. The writing... More

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“A gorgeous, shorter middle grade”

Good things come to those who wait and for anyone who – like me – has been waiting for a new read from author Pádraig Kenny, this is not just a good thing, it is a glorious one. Hugely imaginative, thought-provoking,... More

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Erin at Belfast

“A Frankenstein reimagining with plenty of heart!”

What makes a monster? Is it how we look, or how we behave? Stitch addresses this age-old question with sensitivity and imagination, as well as characters that are sure to be loved by adults and children alike.

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