The Teenage Years (Dark Lord #1)

Author(s): Jamie Thomson


"I will tell you all my secrets. But then of course I'm going to have to kill you..."


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Winner of the 2012 Roald Dahl Funny Prize! "I will tell you all my secrets. But then of course I'm going to have to kill you..."

Winner of Roald Dahl Funny Prize: The Funniest Book for Children Aged Seven to Fourteen 2012.

A parody of fantasy media that will appeal to anyone who likes a laugh. (The Sunday Times' 100 Best Children's Books) The Sunday Times Dark Lord is a wonderfully absurd take on beings from another planet Michael Rosen, Roald Dahl Funny Prize judge Very funny, very silly... brilliant concept. Bookseller One of the most original children's books of the year. Daily Express "CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE WEEK" This funny book in the Fabled Lands series is based on an ingenious idea. Sunday Times Funny, utterly silly and enjoyable book, which lots of young readers will love. Bookbag Wonderfully original, completely mad. Lovereading It's funny-clever as well as funny-silly Mel Giedroyc, Roald Dahl Funny Prize Judge 2012 A perfect novel for computer games-obsessed boys. Sunday Telegraph Laugh-out-loud funny and often touching. Queens Park Books Amazing, fantastic... great to read. Skye Turnbull- 9 year old reviewer Hilarious. Chicklish This is hilarious, and is set to have us inferior puny humans laughing out loud... It really is a work of 'evil genius'. Perfect deadpan humor... wickedly funny, brilliantly told stuff, and you'll never have more fun cheering for evil. Comic fantasy which won this year's Roald Dahl Funny Prize. Sunday Express There are lashings of fantasy and adventure but what makes Dark Lord tick is the humour. * * * * Daily Telegraph A funny, whacky, page-turning tale. Good Book Guide Laugh out loud funny and entertaining, with a surprisingly endearing central character: great fun. East Anglian Daily Times

Jamie Thomson is a British writer, editor and game developer. He is the author of numerous 'choose-your-own-adventure' gamebooks, and he also co-wrote three books for the Fighting Fantasy series.

General Fields

  • : 9781408315118
  • : Hachette Children's Group
  • : Orchard Books
  • : 0.34
  • : April 2011
  • : 196mm X 131mm X 27mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jamie Thomson
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 823.92
  • : 352
  • : Illustrations, map