Mark Griffiths Books

Review in Financial Times by James Lovegrove

Space Lizards Stole My Brain!

In Mark Griffiths’s very funny debut novel, young Lance Spratley’s brain is replaced by the consciousness of Admiral Skink, cruel reptilian overlord of the Swerdlixian Lizard Swarm. The body of this intergalactic tyrant has been vaporised in a space battle but his mind has been technologically preserved and housed inside Lance until a new body […]

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Guardian web site review by ‘Spartacus’

Space Lizards Stole My Brain!

This is a review of Space Lizards Stole my Brain by Mark Griffiths. This book is about a schoolboy, Lance Spratley, and a evil lizard warlord called Admiral Skink. He wants to conquer the world and Lance is trying to stop him. It’s funny and you never know what will happen next. Lance lives with […]

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Review on The Book Zone

Space Lizards Stole My Brain!

I first heard about this book through my sister who, knowing the author through her work as a voiceover artist, asked me if I had heard about it. A quick google and one email later and a copy soon arrived courtesy of the ever lovely Kat at Simon and Schuster. I am trying very hard […]

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Review on Wondrous Reads

Space Lizards Stole My Brain!

Space Lizards Stole My Brain! is a great addition to younger children’s fiction – it’s bonkers! It’s a book that would make a brilliant children’s TV show (animated, of course) chronicling the adventures of human Lance Spratley and Swerdlixian lizard ruler Admiral Skink. This book is all about brain swapping, though it happens through less […]

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Review on Uncanny UK

Space Lizards Stole My Brain!

‘Space Lizards Stole My Brain’ is a hugely entertaining sci-fi romp for kids. It features a tyrannical cold-hearted (and cold-blooded) warrior lizard called Admiral Skink whose spaceship gets blown up during a battle. Clever technology preserves his mind in a ‘memory wafer’ which is jetisoned into outer space. His mind is now set to be […]

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Review on Books For Keeps

Space Lizards Ate My Sister!

Lance and Tori have already saved the world once from the evil space lizard, Admiral Skink, but this time things are much worse. An asteroid is heading towards Earth and will destroy it in a few days’ time. The prime minister, in desperation, has turned to Admiral Skink for help. Admiral Skink is currently being […]

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Review on Parents In Touch

Space Lizards Ate My Sister!

The second hilarious book in the Space Lizards series lives up to the promise of the first. If Asteroid Peach reaches Earth, Earth will be destroyed. Is space lizard Admiral Skink, currently imprisoned in Cottelton police station in the body of Pickles the iguana, the only one who can save the planet? He is freed […]

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Review on Downsend School web site

Space Lizards Ate My Sister!

Admiral Skink was once a fearsome warlord, ruler of the space lizards.  After a less than successful mission to conquer the earth, he is now trapped in the body of Pickles the iguana! Luke Spratley is 11 years old and the arch enemy of Admiral Skink.  He saved the world once, can he do it […]

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Review on The Bookbag

Space Lizards Ate My Sister!

On a school trip to an observatory, a scientist is being very stupid and silly in trying to impress the class of visitors about his work, which is very ironic considering what will happen to two of them. When the session leads to the discovery of an asteroid on its way to collide fatally with […]

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Review on The Bookbag

Geek Inc.: Technoslime Terror

A boy wakes up in a grassy field and discovers that his trousers are on fire, though fortunately it doesn’t hurt a bit. A lonely girl wonders why a fully functioning grandfather clock is standing on a patch of wasteland (she also wonders why it seems to move a few metres each day. Grandfather clocks […]

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