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    • ISBN:9780749692834
    • Publication date:14 Apr 2011
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Skull Island

By Steve Barlow and Steve Skidmore
Illustrated by David Cousens

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You are the leader of CRIME TEAM - a top crime-busting unit. You are called in to solve only the toughest mysteries with the help of your expert team.

In Skull Island a millionaire is found at his luxury island home - dead! But no one can work out how he died. You must get to Skull Island and solve the mystery before his killer escapes.

Biographical Notes

Steve Barlow was born in Britain (in Crewe, in the county of Cheshire). He went to Brierley Street School, which was like Bash Street only not as sophisticated, then to Crewe County Grammar School for Boys. He went on to study at Warwick University and Nottingham University, and worked at various times as a teacher, actor, stage manager and puppeteer. Then he went to teach in Botswana, where a valid excuse for students not handing in their homework was 'A goat ate it, sir!'. On his return to the UK he met Steve Skidmore, and the rest is hysteria.

Steve Skidmore is shorter than Steve Barlow and less hairy. He was born in Birstall near Leicester in England. After managing to pass some exams at school, he went on to Nottingham University to supposedly read English, but spent most of his time playing sport and doing a variety of summer jobs including counting pastry pie lids (yes, really). He trained as a teacher of Drama, English and Film studies, before teaming up with Steve Barlow to become a full time author. He lives in Leicester and is a great rugby fan (he supports Leicester Tigers - 'Come on you Tiiiiigeeeers!').

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  • ISBN: 9781445108438
  • Publication date: 11 Aug 2011
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