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Killer Vending Machines Wrecked My Lunch by Matt Brown, Paco Sordo

Killer Vending Machines Wrecked My Lunch

Matt Brown, Paco Sordo

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Category: Children's
Imprint: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 11 Jul 2019
ISBN: 9781474960243

When Dreary Inkling Primary School's headmistress buys some new vending machines, she never imagined that a freak electrical storm would turn them into killer robots... Suddenly, the vending machines are on the rampage! Can whizz-girl Drishya Samode step in to save the day - and unite the Tech-Heads and the Cool Girls at the same time?

4 stars out of 5
James Lovegrove
26 Jul 2019

"brisk, cartoony fun"

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There are school shenanigans too in Matt Brown’s Killer Vending Machines Wrecked my Lunch! (Usborne, RRP£6.99), third in his Dreary Inkling series. Vending machines purveying oddly flavoured snacks have been installed at heroine Drishya Samode’s school, courtesy of local tech tycoon Noel Skum (anagram fans will quickly spot which real-life billionaire entrepreneur is being lampooned here). When the machines run amok, it’s a good thing that Drishya and two geeky pals have been building a battle robot to take part in TV robot-fighting show Robocalypse. The novel, like its predecessors, is brisk, cartoony fun and immensely appealing.