The Evil Within

How Young Henry Jekyll Became Mr Hyde

Catherine MacPhail
AUD $12.99
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Atmospheric, haunting and spine-chilling, this imagining of a young Henry Jekyll's childhood and his transformation into the infamous Mr Hyde is sure to thrill.

What transforms an ordinary Edinburgh boy into the most infamous split personality of all time? This vividly imagined diary of the young Henry Jekyll examines the contradictions within us all and teases out one possible backstory for Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.

Author bio:

Catherine MacPhail is the award-winning author of over thirty children's books including Run Zan Run, Roxy's Baby, Out of the Depths and Grass. Her novel Mosi's War was recently shortlisted for the Scottish Children's Book Award, an award she's won twice before, and a film adapt ation of her novel Another Me was released in 2014. Cathy writes spooky thrillers for younger readers and challenging teen novels and is acclaimed for her unique ability to get to the heart of serious, topical issues through the stories of her feisty characters. She was born and brought up in Greenock, Scotland, where she still lives.

Category: Children’s & educational
ISBN: 9781781125878
Publisher: Faber Factory
Imprint: Barrington Stoke
Pub Date: May 2017
Page Extent: 112
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 8 - 12
Subject: Children's, Teenage & educational