Villains Academy : 1
Author: Hammond, Ryan Published 02/02/2023 | Paperback / softback
197 x 131 x 19 | 210g
Being BAD has never felt so GOOD! The first in a villainously funny, highly illustrated young middle-grade series from author-illustrator Ryan Hammond.Â For fans of Amelia Fang, Dog Man and Grimwood. Don’t miss the second installment, How to Steal a Dragon, out in October 2023, and the third installment,Â How to Win the Gruesome Games, out in April 2024! â€˜Frightfully fun â€“Â Villains Academy had me cackling from the very first page!â€™Â Katie Tsang, co-author of the Dragon Realm series â€˜I loved the spookily funny Villains Academy. It’s a work of (evil) genius!â€™Â Jenny McLachlan, author of The Land of RoarWelcome to Villains AcademyÂ â€“Â the most prestigious villain school in the ENTIRE land. You will either leave here as a fully-formed villain . . . or in tatters.
It’s werewolf Bramâ€™s first day at Villains Academy. He really doesnâ€™t feel like a villain at all, but the coveted Villain of the Week trophy is up for grabs, and Bram knows heâ€™ll have to dig deep. With the help of new friends Mona the elf-witch, Bryan the lion, Shelia the ghost and Tony the skeleton, can Bram find his inner badness and become the villain he’s always dreamed of being?PRAISE FOR VILLAINS ACADEMY: â€˜A charmingly villainous adventure about friendship, school and unspeakable evil. Hammond is an exciting new author-illustrator double threat.â€™Â Louie Stowell, author of Loki: A Bad Godâ€™s Guide to Being Good Â â€˜Criminally fun!â€™Â Danny Wallace, author of The Day the Screens Went Blank Â â€˜Heart-warming and hilarious â€“ Villains Academy is a spookalicious treat, set to terrify every other book on your shelf.â€™Â Jack Meggitt-Phillips, author of The Beast and the Bethany Â â€˜An absolute HOOT! Evil laughs aplenty!â€™Â Sophy Henn, author and illustrator of the Pizazz series â€˜A joyful hug of a book with genuine warmth and heart.â€™Â Hannah Gold, author of The Last Bear â€˜A delightfully fun adventure with real heart and humour.â€™Â Benjamin Dean, author of Me, My Dad and the End of the Rainbow â€˜Immersive, funny, and with a cast of scarily loveable characters,Â Villains Academy made me feel like I was IN the book!â€™Â Mel Taylor-Bessent, author of The Christmas Carrolls â€˜A fabulously funny adventure. I want to enrol in Villains Academy!â€™Â Nick Sheridan, author of The Case of the Runaway Brain â€˜Wickedly funny and full of quirky yet loveable characters.â€™Â Iona Rangeley, author of Einstein the Penguin â€˜This is a brilliant, bonkers work packed with top-notch illustration.â€™Â Jack Noel, author and illustrator of the Comic Classics series Â â€˜Full of wonderful characters, Villains Academy is such a FUN read!â€™Â Rikin Parekh, illustrator of The Worst Class in the World series