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The Lightning Catcher
By Clare Weze
Published By

Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 9781526622174
Children's Genre yrs 9-11
Publication Date 05/13/2021
Price 6.99
Paperback Hyperlink https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/lightning-catcher-9781526622174
Ebook Hyperlink https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/lightning-catcher-9781526622181


Alfie has noticed a few things since his family moved to Folding Ford. He really misses life in the city. He and his sister don’t exactly fit in here. But the most interesting one is that the weather is BONKERS. Only in Folding Ford.

Authors Biography

Clare Weze was raised in London and Yorkshire and has British and Nigerian heritage. She writes for adults and children and has always written around her day job. The Lightning Catcher is her debut novel for children.

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  1. Gripping story which surprises at every turn. The characters are warm and believable, and the book uses science in a way that very few children’s books do – to create excitement.

  2. This is joy to read – a gripping read – Weze makes writing this well look easy, always the sign of a gifted storyteller.

  3. Fantastic read – couldn’t put it down and read it in one go

  4. I really enjoyed reading this and was totally drawn in to Alfie’s world and wanted to know what was coming next. Found it hard to put down. Brilliant!

  5. A lovely story

  6. A very interesting story

  7. Most entertaining.

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