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Tick, tock, tick, tock! Some stories are like that. Once you've wend them up, nothing will stop them ...A tormented apprentice clock-maker, a deadly mechanical knight in armour - and the sinister Dr Kalmenius, who some say is the devil ...Wind up these characters, fit them into a story on a cold winter's evening, with the snow swirling down, and suddenly life and the story begin to merge in a peculiarly macabre - and unstoppable - way. Almost like clockwork ...

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22nd February '18
Jem read it themselves aged 12 aged 12
Clockwork 9780440866381
5 stars
One of my absolute favourites. I've read it loads of times and have it on audio so I can listen in the car. It is very clever and very scary- be warned!
14th November '17
clodagh read it themselves aged 10 aged 10
Clockwork 9780440866381
5 stars
This is an exciting quick read! it is a fun book for 10+ it has some gory parts so read if you like gory! There are also so love and exhilarating scenes! my favourite book!
18th April '18
I read it to Cosmic aged 11 aged 11
Clockwork 9780440866381
4 stars
This is a bedtime story full of wonder and mystery and a pleasure to read to my 11 year old.

The fairytale is a story within a story and follows a Pinocchio theme - the creation of a clockwork boy who is so lifelike that he is, essentially, alive.

This story is quite scary and I think one to read to younger children even if they can pick it up themselves. My 11 year old really enjoyed it - but from under the bedcovers !
6th December '18
This Girl Loves to Read read it themselves aged 10 aged 10
Clockwork 9780440866381
4 stars
Karl will soon  become a clock maker and Fritz has made a story similar. but when the misses character turns up at the pub door, this turned into a real adventure and mystery.... I found this book OK and would give it a 4/5. I would describe it as an adventure and fantasy undead recommend it to age is 8+. The characters in this book a greedy, kind and mysterious. This book made me feel excited and want to read it all. A great book by Philip Pullman! 
10th June '18
Jackiechan23 read it themselves aged 11 aged 11
Clockwork 9780440866381
3 stars
This is a phenomenal book which makes you go through a range of emotions. My favourite character is Karl and how mysterious he is I would say it is a mystery story
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About Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman is one of the most highly respected children's authors writing today. Winner of many prestigious awards, including the Carnegie of Carnegies and the Whitbread Award, Pullman's epic fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials has been acclaimed as a modern classic. It has sold 17.5 million copies worldwide and been translated into 40 languages. In 2005...

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About Paul Bailey

Philip Pullman is one of the most highly acclaimed children's authors of the decade. He has been on the shortlist of just about every major children's book award in the last few years, and has won the Smarties Prize (Gold Award, 9-11 age category) for THE FIREWORK-MAKER'S DAUGHT...

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