Ned’s Circus of Marvels

JUSTIN Blampied (B3 1986-90), who writes under the name of Justin Fisher, has written a fantastic book for 9-14 year olds that has been published by Harper Collins.

Ned’s Circus of Marvels, the first of a trilogy: From exciting debut author, Justin Fisher, comes this rip-roaring, page-turning new magical adventure. Ned Waddlesworth has always considered his world to be exceptionally ordinary. Until the day he discovers it ISN’T. AT ALL. Because on Ned’s thirteenth birthday he discovers that everything magical he’s ever read about or imagined is REAL. And without him, the world will soon be engulfed in monstrous beasts and beings.

So with the help of a robot mouse, a girl witch and a flying circus unlike any other, it’s up to Ned to swoop in and save the day! Roll up, roll up, and prepare to be AMAZED by Ned and the marvellous, magical, monstrous flying circus!

Film rights have been snapped up too. More information can be found here.

Justin’s ‘day job’ is as a title sequence designer for Hollywood movies and commercials. He’s designed for Steven Spielberg, Michael Bay, Tim Burton, Joel Schumacher and Brian Singer, for everything from X-Men 2 to Charlie and The Chocolate Factory.