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Really Weird

Daniela Sacerdoti


Also available as: Paperback

Range: Kelpies eBook 0 pages ISBN: 9780863159008 Publication date: 23rd August 2012
Genres: Fantasy, Humour, Traditional stories Theme: Scottish Folklore Ideal for ages: 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12
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Luca and Valentina's Uncle Alistair runs a pest control business. But he's not getting rid of rats. The Really Weird Removals Company catches supernatural creatures! When the children join Alistair's team they befriend a lonely ghost, rescue a stranded sea serpent, and trap a cat-eating troll.


'Delightfully old fashioned, but at the same time utterly contemporary. Warm, witty and more than a little scary. Like Enid Blyton with the Internet!'
-- Jonathan Meres, author of The World of Norm

'This book is so enjoyable, with a wonderfully quirky family and great characters... I can't see how this book won't be a great success.'
-- Catherine MacPhail, author of Nemesis

'Swings effortlessly between scary and funny, like Dracula doing stand-up. Really Weird, yes, but also Really Good.'
-- Barry Hutchinson, author of The 13th Horseman

'This is a great family read... The story is told amazingly well -- it will have your imagination stretched to the very fullest ... The story is both funny and poignant. It is brimming with the full flavour of a Scottish adventure... The fast paced story and character driven plot will have you wanting much much more.'
-- Mr Ripley's Enchanted Books

'I recommend Really Weird to middle grade readers that crave adventure, and enjoy supernatural and fantasy based tales... It is funny, with moments that are very suspenseful.'
-- Sharon the Librarian blog

'Daniela is a very descriptive writer and has a wonderful knack of bringing every setting alive ... I really enjoyed reading this book, it was a delightful read for the child hidden within. If you haven't read a book by Daniela Sacerdoti, then you are sadly missing out.
-- Serendipity Reviews

'I think this book is amazing. It's sense of action and fantasy has truth at its middle, echoing our own feelings and lives too, making it a better book all together... This story is suitable for any age, as long as you like action, adventure and quite a lot of fun!'
-- The Guardian Children's Books

'My 10-year old found this a great read and interesting... in his words, the weirdness is awesome.'
-- myrandrspace blog

Really Weird


Daniela Sacerdoti comes from Italy but has been living in Scotland for ten years and considers herself adopted. She was a primary school teacher and has been writing since she can remember. She lives with her husband and two sons. Her first adult novel Watch…

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