Matt Beighton is the author of the mid-grade/young adult series The Shadowland Chronicles which begin with The Spyglass and the Cherry Tree. He is also the author of the upcoming Monstacademy series for younger readers. The first installment, The Halloween Parade, is due to be released around Christmas 2017.
Love the fantastic worlds of Garth Nix and Tolkien? Enjoy immersing yourself in richly built worlds? Take a journey to Ithilmir, a foreign world filled with Goblins, Dark Queens and well-woven mythology, in Matt Beighton's Shadowland Chronicles; a series of fantasy novels pitching young Skye Thistle in an epic battle of swords and sorcery.
Can you imagine being kicked out of your comfortable school full of ordinary children and ending up forced to attend the horrible, spooky boarding school on the top of the big hill on the edge of town? The school that everybody knows is full of ghoulish monsters and that has earned the nickname “Monstacademy”?
Join Trixie Grimble on her adventures at Monroe’s Academy for the Different as she soon discovers that not all monsters hide under the bed. In fact, some are actually quite nice including a poor, unfortunate young boy who, due to a twist of fate, has the misfortune of turning into a poodle every full moon!
Fans of The Worst Witch and Roald Dahl will love the quirky humour and interesting characters.
To find out more and to join his mailing list, visit www.mattbeighton.co.uk