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October Kids Book Club with Ashleigh Barton
23 Oct 2022 / 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Berkelouw Books, Hornsby

October Kids Book Club with Ashleigh Barton

Berkelouw Books' Kids October Book Club pick is Solomon Macaroni and the Cousin Catastrophe by Ashleigh Barton.

Join Ashleigh at Berkelouw Books Hornsby for a special visit as she discusses Solomon and his prankster family.

This event is free, but registration is essential.

About the book

You’ve never met a vampire like Solomon Macaroni before – he’s friendly, polite and makes a mean tofu bolognese. Understandably, when his parents go on a one-hundred-year cruise without him, Solomon is not impressed. Especially because it means having to stay in creepy Transylvania with his six cousins, who are the rudest and naughtiest vampires in existence. (Well, apart from Lucy. He likes her.) Not even his uncle, Count Dracula, the oldest vampire in the world, can stop their pranks.

But when his cousins venture into the spooky Wildwood on a dangerous mission, Solomon reluctantly agrees to help Lucy rescue them. In the forest, Solomon must draw on all he knows – about old magic, wet wipes and the importance of a well-timed entrance – to save his catastrophic cousins and possibly the world.

A fang-tastic tale about loving your family, even when they drive you batty.

About the author

Ashleigh Barton is a bestselling children's author from Sydney, Australia. After completing a law degree, Ashleigh decided she preferred books and spent the next six years working in publishing where she ran marketing and publicity campaigns for internationally renowned authors and illustrators. Now she writes books of her own, in between looking after her three small children and freelance copywriting. Her picture book What Do You Call Your Grandma? has been shortlisted in the 2022 CBCA Book of the Year Awards.


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