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  • Published: 1 March 2012
  • ISBN: 9781742754833
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256
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Mort




The 10,000-year-old boy

The 10,000-year-old boy

Time flies when you're having fun . . . Even when you're Mortimer DeVere, the 10,000-year-old boy. But when unexpected and unwelcome visitors arrive on Mort's home turf, the spooky Unk Island, he and his sister Agnetha will have their hands full dealing with some of the stranger hobbies they've tried to keep secret from one another and the outside world. Today may just turn out to be one of the most eventful days in Mort's very long life!

  • Pub date: 1 March 2012
  • ISBN: 9781742754833
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

About the Author

Martin Chatterton

Martin Chatterton was born in Liverpool, England, and has been successfully writing and illustrating books for over thirty years. He has written dozens of books for children and illustrated many more, collaborating with a number of illustrious authors along the way, including multiple British Children's Laureates. His work has been published in fourteen languages and has won or been shortlisted for numerous awards in Australia, the US and the UK. As Ed Chatterton, Martin writes crime fiction, screenplays and historical fiction and several of his books are in development with various TV and film producers. Martin is also well known as a children's performer and tours globally. When he's not writing and illustrating, Martin is an in-demand public performer, touring schools and festivals around the world. In 2017 Martin gained his PhD and is currently working on two projects related to his doctorate. After a period spent living in the US, he now divides his time between Australia and the UK.

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Praise for Mort

“...laced with gene-splicing, cloning, night-vision goggles, famous scientists, dinosaurs and, of course, explosions. This, combined with Chatterton's gross, laugh-out-loud humour, creates a book every 8-10 year old boy will love.”

Magpies Volume 27


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