The Midnight Gang

Book review by Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Zany, poignant tale of kids stuck in a London hospital.

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age 8+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 1 review

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A story about friendship.

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Book Details

  • Author: David Walliams
  • Illustrator: Tony Ross
  • Genre: Friendship
  • Topics: Adventures, Friendship
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Harper
  • Publication date: February 27, 2018
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 8 - 12
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Available on: Paperback, Nook, Audiobook (unabridged), Hardback, iBooks, Kindle
  • Last updated: June 3, 2019

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