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HAPPYTOWN MUST BE DESTROYED
a middlegrade comedy sci-fi romp - men in black meets invasion of the body snatchers meets ben and jerry's
I've gone and written a book about an alien invasion happening in a small Yorkshire town. The aliens creep up your nose and start to control your brain. I love sci fi, and aliens, and Invasion of the Bodysnatchers and Men in Black and The Thing and all that, so this is my version of a sci fi epic, with lots of laughs and a twist.
The twist is that once you have an alien in your brain, you become really, really super-happy, and really, really super-healthy. It's like the best thing that could ever happen to you! Of course you also have to do exactly what the aliens tell you to do, for ever, but hey, it's worth it if you're happy, right?
So our hero, Leeza, wakes up one morning to find everyone in town is happy, and healthy, jogging around with massive smiles on their faces. What will she do? Wouldn't you like to be happy and healthy, forever?
What would you do? Happytown Must Be Destroyed is out RIGHT NOW. I really hope it makes you smile.
Hiya! I'm James. I live in Middlesbrough and I'm a writer. (I'm the one on the left.) I write bonkers adventure stories for anyone who wants to read 'em!
I've written two crazy, hilarious novels so far: The Unbelievable Biscuit Factory, which won the New Writing North Children's Novel Award in 2019, and Happytown Must Be Destroyed which never won nothing but I still love it dearly.
My third book is currently hiding somewhere in my brain.
Praise for The Unbelievable Biscuit Factory:
"It’s funny, very funny, and it rattles along like a demented train. ☆☆☆☆☆"
"A hilarious debut! ☆☆☆☆☆"
I hope you read it some time, I think you'd like it.
Hola! I'm Jeff. I'm a llama. (I'm the one on the right.)
I haven't written any books but please check out my Soundcloud thx.