Written by
Jim Halligan
Illustrated by
Fabian Erlinghäuser
Diabolic Downloads

We all like to get something for free ... right?
But some gifts come with strings attached.

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80 pages
196x130 mm

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We all like to get something for free ... right?

Free downloads of ringtones and pictures for your phone? Brilliant! Everybody is thrilled when Nicky Nixxon from Nixxter Express starts giving away free ringtones.

Everybody except Jack Keely, that is. His phone is a wreck and couldn't download so much as a cold.

But then, some gifts can come with strings attached. Jack soon finds out just how diabolic a free download can really be ...

Jim Halligan is a teacher and talented author of books for children, including (with John Newman) Fowl Play, Round the Bend, Fowl Deeds (nominated for a Bisto Award) and Seeing Red. He started making up stories in school to entertain the children in his class and ‘to stop himself from going insane’.

'Finding a book like this one, that will grab a child from the opening sentences, is a joy . . . Absolutely gripping stuff, with all the elements that make for a brilliant story, ending with a final paragraph that leaves us hanging in true thriller fashio

INIS Magazine, Winter 2008
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