Jack Bolt is staying with his granny in the village of Wittlesham. But on the night before All Hallows Eve a very surprising hand delivery slices its way (literally) through to his bedroom, via the wall ...So begins an entirely unexpected adventure for Jack Bolt as he becomes embroiled in a series of haphazard antics with a band of highwaymen on the run. But these are no ordinary highwaymen. They come from the eighteenth century! And Jack must use all his nous to keep them from the suspicious eyes of the law when they make an escape through to his twenty-first century world. Jack Bolt and the Highwaymen's Hideout is an enthralling and hugely funny tale full of unforgettable and intriguing characters, sure to keep all would-be time travellers entertained from beginning to end.
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Richard Hamilton writes the ongoing DreamWorks Press: Dragons and Dinotrux digital storybook apps and has written for television on the Netflix series Dragons: Race to the Edge, home video on the How To Train Your Dragon 2 DVD, and online educational games on Jumpstart's School of Dragons. He lives in Silver Lake, CA, with his wife and their two sons.More about Richard Hamilton
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