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The Longest Night of Charlie Noon

Christopher Edge


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This heart-pounding mystery-adventure follows three kids who get lost in the woods at night and experience something they cannot quite explain.

Secrets, spies, or maybe even a monster . . . what lies in the heart of the woods? Charlie Noon and Dizzy Heron are determined to find out. When their nemesis, Johnny Baines, plays a prank on them and night falls without warning, all three end up lost in the woods, trapped in a nightmare. Unforeseen dangers and impossible puzzles lurk in the shadows. Like it or not, Charlie and Dizzy must work with Johnny if they are to find a way out. But time can be tricky. . . . What if the night never ends?

Praise For The Longest Night of Charlie Noon

“Once the action starts, it accelerates until the very end. Readers will find it difficult to put down this imaginative book. —School Library Journal, starred review

"A gripping, thought-provoking adventure to read and discuss." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Edge plays with time as a construct . . .themes of friendship and individual choice prevail, and code cracking provides an extra hook for inquisitive minds.” —Booklist

In addition to the brain-teasing puzzles, this novel offers an introspective take on the passage of time and the impact of huge world events on a personal level.” —The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

Delacorte Press, 9780593173084, 176pp.

Publication Date: August 4, 2020

About the Author

Christopher Edge grew up in Manchester, England, where he spent most of his childhood in the local library, dreaming up stories. He now lives in Gloucestershire, where he spends most of his time in the local library, dreaming up stories. His novel The Many Worlds of Albie Bright was named a Best Children's Book by the New York Public Library and nominated for the prestigious CILIP Carnegie Medal in the UK, as were The Jamie Drake Equation and The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day. Visit Christopher online at and on Facebook and follow him on Twitter.