Blizzards, tomato soup and hostile takeovers: Read an extract from Toffle Towers 3: Order in the Court

Blizzards, tomato soup and hostile takeovers: Read an extract from Toffle Towers 3: Order in the Court

Chegwin Toffle didn’t notice the snowball hurtling through the air. This was odd because the projectile had been aimed directly at his nose, and the person who threw it was yelling with glee.

‘Long-range shot, coming in!’

The powdery sphere – now locked onto its target – rocketed towards the curly-haired boy. Such a threat would be enough to send most children ducking for cover behind the nearest snowbank or tree.

But Chegwin, Snow Fights and Soup Tins remained unmoved and unaware. He was too busy daydreaming.

His thoughts were focused on something more obscure than the early-morning snow fight with his friends. He was wondering what it would be like to be a tin of tomato soup.

Tomato-soup tins were unsung heroes, reasoned Chegwin. They were often plucked from supermarket shelves and then dumped at the bottom of a trolley to prop up more squashable groceries.

But the bravery of tomato-soup tins didn’t end there…

 

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Synopsis

The adventures at Toffle Towers hotel continue as the manager - 10-year-old Chegwin Toffle - battles with blizzards, rioting guests and hostile takeover attempts!Join Chegwin Toffle for more fun and frolics as Toffle Towers gets snowed in. Amid the snowball fights, things start to go wrong when guests’ precious belongings go missing and Brontessa Braxton launches yet another assault to take over the hotel.Will Chegwin catch the culprit? Will he be able to beat Brontessa in court to save his beloved hotel and staff? And will he ever find the missing room 50 and the hotel’s mystery guest?
James Foley
About the author

James Foley

James Foley is a children’s author and illustrator. He makes picture books, comics and middle-grade novels. His books include the Toffle Towers series, Total Quack UpBrobotDungzillaGastronautsMy Dead Bunny and The Last Viking. James is an ambassador for Books In Homes and Room to Read Australia.

Books by James Foley

Tim Harris
About the author

Tim Harris

Author Tim Harris is a former advertising copywriter and creative director who became increasingly obsessed by sporting history after a pub argument about why football shirts tend to be striped and rugby shirts hooped. He is the author of Sport: Almost Everything You Ever Wanted to Know.

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