Story Bites Blue: A Gangster Stole My Trunks
Our inclusive and activity based book club for children with an interest age of 8-10 years
Time & Location
13 Nov 2022, 15:30 – 16:30
Southend-on-Sea, 444 London Rd, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, Westcliff-on-Sea SS0 9LA, UK
About the Event
Story Bites Blue is an inclusive book club for children with an interest age of 8-10 years. We meet once a month to share a new book and explore it through games, crafts and talking. Everyone has a copy of the book in advance, and they can read or listen to it to get to know the story prior to the session. There is no reading during the session, just lots of fun exploring of the ideas in the book.
This month we’ll be meeting to explore another brilliant book! Booking is essential as we have limited spaces and the books are available the month before.
About the book:
A Gangster Stole My Trunks by Tom Vaughn
One boy's mission to take down a team of super-villains ... with the help of his boring, dishcloth-selling grandad? When Jesse's grandad wins tickets to a retirement cruise and offers to bring Jesse along, Jesse is not exactly thrilled. A boat load of old age pensioners?! No thanks. Not to mention that he's pretty sure his parents are going to be talking about a D.I.V.O.R.C.E. while he's safely out of the way. But from the moment the pair arrive on the cruise ship, it's a different story. Mysterious cat burglars, crime lords and smugglers all seem to be on board ... and odder than that, Gramps knows them all! When an attempted murder occurs, Jesse decides it's time to find out what they're hiding, and catch the villain responsible. But Gramps might be hiding the biggest secret of all ... can Jesse unravel the mystery, before time runs out?