The Housetrap

Emma Read


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Chicken House Ltd
6 July 2023
ISBN: 9781913322786
336 pages

From the publisher

An edge-of-your-seat adventure packed full of puzzles, spooks and mystery! Amity has run off into Badwell Woods. Her brother Claude goes after her, only to discover his little sister's scarf dangling near a house in the trees. Has she gone inside? He enters, not expecting a three storey-building with NO stairs. And a party laid out when there's nobody else around. Only when the front door locks behind him does he realize it's a housetrap. And they've been caught . . . 'GLORIOUSLY SPOOKY AND UTTERLY SPLENDID.' HANA TOOKE, author of The Unadoptables A fabulous twist on a timeless haunted house adventure from the acclaimed author of the Milton the Mighty series Scooby-Doo meets The Mysterious Benedict Society via Escape Room Full of friendship, teamwork and logic versus instinct - all wrapped up in a book with thrills, heart and bags of atmosphere Perfect for readers aged 9 and up PRAISE FOR MILTON THE MIGHTY: '[The] first book in a fantastic new series from Emma Read' THE TIMES 'A charming and thoughtful read' THE SCOTSMAN