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Tuckshop Terrors

a novel by Leo Baker

At his new school, Kip can't get to the irresistible food at the canteen without defying his parents, ditching his friend Lucille, making enemies and drawing attention from the weird headmaster. While that delicious junk food seems always out of reach, Kip discovers there's something more sinister than the saturated fats. There's a scheme emerging that's going to affect everyone, forever. Through a series of mysterious events, Kip and his new friends figure out that there's a connection between the food corporation next door to the school, and the spate of crime washing through their town.

When Kip and Lucille are the only ones left, his suspicions are turned upside-down, as he discovers being the odd-one-out can be the key to survival.

Tuckshop Terrors

a novel by Leo Baker

At his new school, Kip can't get to the irresistible food at the canteen without defying his parents, ditching his friend Lucille, making enemies and drawing attention from the weird headmaster. While that delicious junk food always seems out of reach, Kip discovers there's something more sinister than the saturated fats. There's a scheme emerging that's going to affect everyone, forever. Through a series of mysterious events, Kip and his new friends figure out that there's a connection between the food corporation next door to the school, and the spate of crime washing through their town.

When Kip and Lucille are the only ones left, his suspicions are turned upside-down, as he discovers being the odd-one-out can be the key to survival.

Tuckshop Terrors

a novel by Leo Baker

260 pages of riveting action and mystery!

For KIDS! 

...and grown-ups 

    who are just-- big kids!

The first book from award-winning filmmaker and animator, Leo Baker

Tuckshop Terrors is an ideal novel for middle-grade readers - full of well-drawn, quirky and believable characters, it romps along with fast pacing and clever dialogue. There is enough action to keep reluctant readers turning the page, but also to entertain and challenge engaged readers. Baker has his finger on the pulse of his young characters as they grapple with the devious goings-on at Verity Harbour High. The more they investigate the strange happenings at their new school, the more intrigued they become. The strength of this smart and witty book is Baker's grasp of the way young teens think and speak. The dialogue crackles and the relationships are utterly believable. There will always be a place in the hearts of young readers for books like this. 

-Mark Smith, author of the Winter Trilogy.

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