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  • Published: 29 March 2022
  • ISBN: 9781761042256
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $16.99

Prometheus High 1: How to Make a Monster




A hugely inventive, action-packed, fun and quirky – and occasionally dark – adventure for fans of Skulduggery Pleasant, Nevermoor or Frankenstein.

A rusting ocean liner.
Thirty students learning to resurrect the dead.
A murderous monster on the loose . . .
Just a typical day at PROMETHEUS HIGH.

Athena Strange's first semester at Prometheus High starts with a bang. But when her lessons in reanimation, robotics and skulkers move too slowly and she has trouble making friends, Athena decides to take matters into her own hands.

On a ship where science and magic collide, and the monster under your bed is probably very real . . . will Athena be able to hold her head above water?

  • Published: 29 March 2022
  • ISBN: 9781761042256
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $16.99

About the author

Stuart Wilson

Stuart Wilson lives in Melbourne, Australia, with his wife and son. An omnivore when it comes to consuming stories, he reads too many books, watches too many films and plays too many videogames. Like Athena, he also chews on his lip when he's nervous. He hasn't, however, taken to his rooftop with alligator clips and a lightning rod in the middle of a thunderstorm to resurrect the neighbour's dead cat. Mainly because he rents, and the landlord wouldn't approve.

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Praise for Prometheus High 1: How to Make a Monster

Wildly inventive, action-packed and with plenty of humour . . . Wilson has created a deliciously dark and macabre world for events to unfold . . . It is a monstrously good read!

Matt Wilson, awordaboutbooks.com

This quirky novel is a lot of fun and Wilson creates a vivid world.

Charlotte Callander, Books + Publishing

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