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From exciting debut author, Justin Fisher, comes this rip-roaring, page-turning new magical adventure. Perfect for fans of House of Secrets.
Ned Waddlesworth has always considered his world to be exceptionally ordinary. Until the day he discovers it ISN'T. AT ALL. Because on Ned's thirteenth birthday he discovers that everything magical he's ever read about or imagined is REAL.
And without him, the world will soon be engulfed in monstrous beasts and beings.
So with the help of a robot mouse, a girl witch and a flying circus unlike any other, it's up to Ned to swoop in and save the day!
Roll up, roll up, and prepare to be AMAZED by Ned and the marvellous, magical, monstrous flying circus!

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12th August '18
I read it to Darth aged 9 aged 9 & to Leia aged 7 aged 7
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5 stars
A truly magical adventure story! Ned discovers on his 13th birthday that his life is not as boring and as average as he thought it was. He has no choice but to take refuge with the group of magical creatures in the circus of marvels. We loved this book. The reader is just like Ned, learning all about life beyond the veil. It's a super read. Would recommend it totally. My two loved it. 
7th September '17
I read it myself (an adult)
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5 stars
A must read for both kids and adults!
My 9 year old could not stop talking about this book saying that it was the best book he had read since Harry Potter, so I picked it up thinking I would just read a couple of pages but instead could not put the book down and I'm 41!!
It is so well written you easily get transported into the strange world of the circus of marvels. The characters come to life as you read. 
The story grabs at you and holds your attention, with plenty of twists in the plot. It's magical and would make for a great movie!
I would thoroughly recommend to kids age 8+ maybe not younger as I did read some parts out aloud and my 7 year old daughter found it a little creepy and scary, and maybe the Clowns could bring on nightmares for younger children! But older kids especially ones that have been looking for a series to get into since Harry Potter will not be disappointed. 
The moment I finished reading this book I bought the next one, and that to is incredible!! 
18th September '16
Madina read it themselves aged 11 aged 11
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5 stars
The book is about Ned  super-ordinary boy, who discovers that he has special powers and goes on a great and magical adventure. It's now one of my favourite books. Could not stop reading. 
8th September '16
Pokeman read it themselves aged 9 aged 9
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5 stars
This is one of the best books I have ever read. The story has lots of twists and turns and I needed to read on to see what happened. The story is so interesting imagine finding out you were different.
If you enjoy stories with adventure read this book.
9th September '16
I read it myself (an adult) & to Oli aged 11 aged 11
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5 stars
On Ned's 13th birthday he discovers that his exceptionally ordinary life has been anything but.  A birthday trip to the circus with his father should explain everything, though Ned considers a trip to the circus a little young for a 13 year old!
"Great...I love the circus," he managed, with all the enthusiasm of a boy that still loves his father just a little bit more than the truth.   
Unfortunately things don't go to plan...  
There's a huge amount for Ned to process as he is thrown into the world his father has protected him from.  A world that, unless Ned can harness his talent, will soon be lost and over run by demons and darklings. I know right! Added to that a flying circus like no other, a mechanical mouse and a cast of characters that you'll love and you have yourself a fabulous read!  
27th November '16
Mcity read it themselves aged 9 aged 9
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4 stars
A great book that keeps you hooked the whole way through! Ned is a boy who thinks his life is ordinary but it turns out it isn't. He ends up fighting the world!
4th March '18
Jdalegreaves read it themselves aged 12 aged 12
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3 stars
Jess only read a couple of chapters of this books, she has a phobia of clowns and said there was one in the book so wouldn't carry on reading it! oops sorry
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About Justin Fisher

Justin Fisher has been a designer, illustrator and animator for both film and television. He has designed title sequences for several Hollywood films, branded music TV channels and has worked extensively in advertising. But after many years of helping to tell other people's stories, he is now following a lifelong passion and writing his own. When not lo...

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