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How to Catch a Bogle

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How to Catch a Bogle

written by Catherine Jinks with illustrations by Sarah Watts

How do you catch a bogle? Ask Alfred the Bogler and his young apprentice Birdie. They’ll charge six shillings and a penny for the salt and you’ll be rid of the monsters that lurk in dark places and would love a tasty child for dinner.

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How to Catch a Bogle

Books in this series

written by Catherine Jinks with illustrations by Sarah Watts - Children's 10-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Supernatural, Supernatural Fiction
If ever a chill entered her soul, or the hope suddenly drained from her heart, she knew a bogle was to blame. Birdie McAdam, a 10-year-old orphan, is tougher than she looks. She's proud of her job as apprentice to Alfred the Bogler, a man who catches monsters for a living. 
by Catherine Jinks - Children's 10-12

Jem Barbary spent most of his early life picking pockets for a wily old crook named Sarah Pickles --- until she betrayed him. Now Jem wants revenge, but first he needs a new job. Luckily Alfred the bogler, the man who kills the child-eating monsters that hide in the shadows of Victorian London, needs a new apprentice. 

by Catherine Jinks - Children's 10-12

With the plague of bogles in Victorian London barely contained, bogle hunter Alfred Bunce needs all the help he can get. So Ned Roach becomes a bogler’s apprentice, luring child-eating monsters from their lairs just like his friends Jem and Birdie. It’s dangerous work that takes Ned into mysterious and hidden parts of the city. Yet times in London are changing; as the machine age emerges, the very existence of bogles is questioned, and the future of bogling is in jeopardy.