"Come now or come never!" The invitation was delivered by bees. It wasn't addressed to anyone at all but Ben knew it was for him. It would lead him to an old, shambolic, museum, full of strange and bewitching creatures. It would lead him to curious family secrets, and mysteries - and some really quite dangerous magic. The stunning debut novel from twice Kate Greenaway medal-winning Helen Cooper.
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Helen Cooper has written and illustrated over 18 picture books. They have been translated into over 26 languages and won various awards. Notably among these The Bear Under The Stairs, winner of the Smarties Young Judges Prize, The Baby Who Wouldn't Go To Bed, and Pumpkin Soup, both winners of the Library Association Kate Greenaway medal.More about Helen Cooper