Wednesday, 28 September 2011

COMPETITION: Join Maureen Johnson on a Jack The Ripper tour in old London town.


To celebrate the publication of Maureen Johnson's new YA thriller The Name of the Star, HarperCollins Children’s Books is offering 10 lucky readers the opportunity to accompany Maureen Johnson on a private Jack the Ripper walk in London on Thursday, 13th October 2011.


The walk begins at 5:00 PM and will carry-on for two hours into the night!





Visit the haunting sites of Jack the Ripper and hear first-hand from Maureen how they inspired her new book The Name of the Star.


Here's what to do!

Simply email:  nameofthestar@harpercollins.co.uk 

Winners will be selected at random! And they can bring a friend!


Disclaimer:
Entrants must be 13 or over.
Please ensure that you are available to attend the event on Thursday, 13th October from 5.00pm to 7.00pm before entering.
Winners will be informed on Friday, 7th October, and will be provided with further instructions then.

THE NAME OF THE STAR


Sixteen-year-old American girl Rory has just arrived at boarding school in London when a Jack the Ripper copycat-killer begins terrorising the city. All the hallmarks of his infamous murders are frighteningly present, but there are few clues to the killer's identity.  "Rippermania" grabs hold of modern-day London, and the police are stumped with few leads and no witnesses. Except one. 
In an unknown city with few friends to turn to, Rory makes a chilling discovery! 
Could the copycat murderer really be Jack the Ripper back from the grave?





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