By Sam Llewellyn

Abbot Dagger's Academy is a boarding institution for kids so bizarre, undesirable or DANGEROUSLY impressive they need to be locked up faraway from civilization . . .

Onyx, Owen and Rosetti are the most eldritch, baddest and brilliantest. they must win the Greyte Cup for fulfillment by means of Founders' Day. yet first they must locate it. effortless, correct? WRONG!

The Greyte Cup isn't any usual Skool trophy. It's the HOLY GRAIL! And an individual has hidden it – someplace within the TRACKLESS WASTES OF TIME!! So they'd greater blast off – correct now!

Monty Python meets St Trinian's during this brilliantly bonkers comedian experience. The raid of the Knights Templar, the drowning of Atlantis and the extinction of the dinosaurs – as basically Sam Llewellyn can inform it!

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