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Is part of Winterbottoms Stephen M. Giles , 2009 series - author children's fiction (number 1 in series)
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'A fabulous gothic tale of three young cousins who are summoned by their evil Uncle Silas to spend the summer with him at Sommerset - his grand gothic estate perched on a mysterious island surrounded by an alligator-infested swamp.

'Silas Winterbottom, who has had virtually no contact with his extended family for decades (except to insult them or refuse their requests for money), is dying. It is his intention to select an heir from among his nieces and nephew - Isabella Winterbottom (13), Adele Fester-Winterbottom (12) and Milo Winterbottom (12).

'The Winterbottom children have very different backgrounds but each of them have motive for accepting Silas invitation: Adele's family have been forced into exile in Tipping Point, Tasmania due to her mother's unethical experiments with prize-winning poodles; Isabella and her father are accomplished criminals living a fraudulent life among London's social elite and finally; Milo, orphaned after his parents were lost in a volcanic eruption, lives with his grandfather the Maestro in a tiny basement apartment in Wales.

'One of the Winterbottoms believes Uncle Silas is a murderer; two of them will do anything to win his favour and his fortune... and only one will be chosen.' (Publisher's blurb)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Naperville, Illinois,
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      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Sourcebooks ,
      2010 .
      Alternative title: Death (and Further Adventures) of Silas Winterbottom : The Body Thief
      Extent: 1v.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 August 2010.

      ISBN: 9781402240911

Works about this Work

Untitled Alison Lawrence , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 23 no. 3 2009; (p. 24)

— Review of Silas and the Winterbottoms Stephen M. Giles , 2009 single work children's fiction
Stephen M. Giles Stephen M. Giles , 2009 single work autobiography
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 53 no. 2 2009; (p. 5-6)
Untitled John Nolan , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 53 no. 3 2009; (p. 36)

— Review of Silas and the Winterbottoms Stephen M. Giles , 2009 single work children's fiction
[Untitled] Neville Barnard , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 24 no. 2 2009; (p. 35-36)

— Review of Silas and the Winterbottoms Stephen M. Giles , 2009 single work children's fiction
[Review] Silas and the Winterbottoms Pam Macintyre , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 17 no. 3 2009; (p. 42)

— Review of Silas and the Winterbottoms Stephen M. Giles , 2009 single work children's fiction
Turf Wars Anna Ryan-Punch , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 311 2009; (p. 60-61)

— Review of Theodork Jessica Green , 2009 single work children's fiction ; Keepinitreal Don Henderson , 2009 single work novel ; Silas and the Winterbottoms Stephen M. Giles , 2009 single work children's fiction ; A Small Free Kiss in the Dark Glenda Millard , 2009 single work novel
Untitled Heath Graham , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , April vol. 88 no. 7 2009; (p. 34)

— Review of Silas and the Winterbottoms Stephen M. Giles , 2009 single work children's fiction
Untitled Kathryn Duncan , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , 1 June no. 61 2009; (p. 39-40)

— Review of Silas and the Winterbottoms Stephen M. Giles , 2009 single work children's fiction
[Review] Silas and the Winterbottoms Pam Macintyre , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 17 no. 3 2009; (p. 42)

— Review of Silas and the Winterbottoms Stephen M. Giles , 2009 single work children's fiction
[Untitled] Neville Barnard , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 24 no. 2 2009; (p. 35-36)

— Review of Silas and the Winterbottoms Stephen M. Giles , 2009 single work children's fiction
Stephen M. Giles Stephen M. Giles , 2009 single work autobiography
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 53 no. 2 2009; (p. 5-6)
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