Legends: Beasts and Monsters

In the cold, dead eyes of the Banshee, and the hissing, spitting fangs of the Gorgon. In the fiery breath of the dragon and the razor-sharp claws of the Sphinx – there is a thirst for blood, and a murderous hunger.

But it is a time of heroes, and the teeth and claws of these hideous beasts are no match for the lethal blades of the greatest of all men… Spine-chilling genius Anthony Horowitz, creator of Alex Rider and Horowitz Horror, gets busy with some truly beastly tales from the past in these gory retellings of great legends. From monsters of the underworld to furies of the skies, there’s bloodshed aplenty to come…

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    Anthony Horowitz

    It’s 15 years since the first awesome Alex Rider adventure and they’re still the real deal, loved by millions worldwide.


    Anthony’s awards include the Booksellers Association/Nielsen Author of the Year Award 2007, the Children’s Book of the Year for Ark Angel and the Red House Children’s Book Awards for Skeleton Key. In 2013 he was awarded an OBE for services to literature.

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