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The Imagination Box

Martyn Ford

The first in an exciting new trilogy about a box in which anything you imagine will appear. You have one chance. What would you pick?

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There is a box. Anything you imagine will appear inside. You have one go, one chance to create anything you want. What would you pick?”

That’s exactly the question ten-year-old Timothy Hart gets to answer after discovering The Imagination Box. The greatest toy on earth.

The top-secret contraption transforms his life but when the box’s inventor, Professor Eisenstone, goes missing, Tim knows he has to investigate.

With the help of a talking finger monkey called Phil, he sets out to find the professor. In order to rescue his friend, he must face his darkest fears and discover the true potential of his own mind.

This stunning debut is first in an exciting new trilogy for readers aged 9+.

Critic Reviews

An entertaining, high-tech spin on the genie fable...children's fiction in the classic mode, with double crosses, deceitful adults and narrow escapes all meshing into a solid mystery plot

Financial Times
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Exciting plotting is cleverly suffused with subtle humour, a handful of super-villains and bucketful of space-age gadgetry

Critic Reviews

A hugely entertaining adventure with plenty of action, comedy and genuinely scary moments.

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Hilarious and extremely enjoyable. This comic story will appeal to both boys and girls and will definitely make readers laugh.

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Martyn Ford is a journalist and award-winning author from the UK. His debut middle-grade children’s book, The Imagination Box, was published by Faber in 2015 to critical acclaim and has since become a trilogy. This was followed by 2019’s standalone title, Chester Parsons is Not a Gorilla. His adult debut, Every Missing Thing, was released in 2020, from Amazon imprint…

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