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Will Jakeman's Marvellous Mechanimals

Written by Nick Ward

Part of the Will Jakeman's Marvellous Mechanimals Series

Key Stage 1 Key Stage 2 Animal Stories Ecological and Environmental Interest - Fiction Science Fiction

LoveReading View on Will Jakeman's Marvellous Mechanimals

The most marvellous mechanical comic-style adventures

Will Jakeman is extraordinary! As a tiny baby, he was sent across galaxies in his little i-cot, invented by his mother, to escape interplanetary space pirates attacking his home. Landing on planet Urf he was adopted by a kindly old couple, also coincidentally inventors. With such an amazing background, how could Will be anything else other than an inventor, and as for his inventions – wow! There’s the self-making bed, suction shoes so that you can walk up walls, but most amazing his mechanimals, fabulous mechanical creatures just the thing to take if you’re going on an adventure, or to have at your back if you’re being terrorised by a rampaging raptor.  The story is interspersed with wonderful diagrams of these amazing creations, the chemical powered Crustacean Hover-sub for example or, best of all, Steel-Skull, a robotic hydrogen-powered metal gorilla. They all have special parts to play in Will’s adventures and the book is perfect for those who want their reading imagination-packed and out of this world! As an added bonus there’s lots to encourage you to sketch your own wonderful creations too.

Andrea Reece

Will Jakeman's Marvellous Mechanimals Synopsis

Will Jakeman is an extraordinary inventor, perhaps the best there has ever been! People come from far and wide to buy his 'Mechanimals' - incredible machines that come to life and perform all sorts of amazing tasks.

For example, Steel-Skull the gorilla, perfect for dealing with bullies, and The Armoured Armadillo, a magnificent machine that can barge through most obstacles and is even armed with a gunge gun ...

Learn all about Will Jakeman's childhood, the terrible fate of his parents, and discover whether the evil Ida Gripp ever gets her hands on his marvellous mechanimals ...

Book Information

ISBN: 9781913101503
Publication date: 13th May 2021
Author: Nick Ward
Publisher: Guppy Publishing Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 160 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
Topics: Animal Stories, Ecological and Environmental, Science Fiction

About Nick Ward

Nick Ward was born in the late Jurassic period, and since then has written over sixty books for children, from picture books to young fiction. His book "Don't Eat The Teacher" has sold over a million copies and his alter-ego C harlie Small has written twelve volumes of unbelievable but completely true adventurous memoirs. Brought up living above the family shop in a quiet market town, all Nick Ward ever wanted to do was write and illustrate books, and by hook and by crook, that's exactly what he has ended up doing. He has worked in design studios and converted ...

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