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The Imagination Box

byMartyn Ford

Paperback | July 17, 2015

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There is a box. Anything you imagine will appear inside. You have one go, one chance to create anything you want. What would you pick?"

That's exactly the question ten-year-old Timothy Hart gets to answer after discovering The Imagination Box. The greatest toy on earth.

The top-secret contraption transforms his life but when the box's inventor, Professor Eisenstone, goes missing, Tim knows he has to investigate.

With the help of a talking finger monkey called Phil, he sets out to find the professor. In order to rescue his friend, he must face his darkest fears and discover the true potential of his own mind.

This stunning debut is first in an exciting new trilogy for readers aged 9+.

Martyn Ford is a journalist from Hampshire, where he writes for the Bordon Herald. His first book, It Happened to Me, a collection of shocking true stories, was published in 2010 by Summersdale. In 2011 Martyn's TV script was in the finals of the BBC Laughing Stock Competition and he has since been in talks with the BBC about his writi...
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Title:The Imagination BoxFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 7.8 × 5.09 × 0.76 inPublished:July 17, 2015Publisher:Faber & Faber AgencyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0571311652

ISBN - 13:9780571311651

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“A splendid adventure, hilarious and harrowing in turn and so strongly cast that even the precocious pocket primate doesn't steal the show.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review"With a solid mystery, fantastic device, warm friendships, a funny monkey, and heartening conclusion, this has a heaping serving of middle-grade antics."-Booklist“The Imagination Box is children’s fiction in the classic mode, with double-crosses, deceitful adults and narrow escapes all meshing into a solid mystery plot…and a timeless be-careful-what-you-wish-for message.”—Financial Times (UK)"Exciting and lively plotting is cleverly suffused with subtle humor."-BookTrust   "A hugely entertaining adventure with plenty of action, comedy and genuinely scary moments."-Love This BookFrom the Hardcover edition.