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  • Published: 15 February 1999
  • ISBN: 9780440863137
  • Imprint: Yearling
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $17.99

Hydra




It was sick and hungry and a long, long way from home...

It was sick and hungry and a long, long way from home...

Something is causing mysterious circles to appear in the cornfields of Cansfield Farm. And someone, or something, has obviously terrified Barry Cansfield, the farmer's bullying son. But when friends Ben and Midge sneak out to the farm to investigate, they discover a secret more terrifying than they could possible have imagined - a truly monstrous horror that simply must be stopped...

  • Pub date: 15 February 1999
  • ISBN: 9780440863137
  • Imprint: Yearling
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $17.99

About the Author

Robert Swindells

ROBERT SWINDELLS left school at fifteen to work on a local newspaper. At seventeen, he joined the RAF for three years, then trained and worked as a teacher. He went on to become the author of a number of bestselling titles for the Random House children's list, and in 1994 he won the Carnegie Medal for STONE COLD.

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