Tom Fletcher's ‘The Creakers’ Pops Up at KidZania London this October

KidZania London, the indoor city run by kids today launches an exciting new pop up activity aimed at encouraging children to embrace their imagination and creativity. The immersive new pop up will mark the publication of Tom Fletcher’s The Creakers (Puffin Books, October 5th).  The Creakers is a spooky and magical tale about monsters, known as Creakers, who live in a mysterious underground world under the bed. At KidZania London children will be able to step into the bedroom of protagonist Lucy Dungston, and walk under an oversized bed, surrounded by things you would expect to find under a bed – from odd socks, lost slippers and even huge dust balls! Kids can then get creative and use their imagination to draw their own Creaker using glow in the dark paint. 

KidZania’s new activity will be open for a month from 5th October, during half term and Halloween, encouraging children to read and explore their creativity.

The Creakers pop up joins a wide range of ‘careers’ at the ‘indoor city run by kids’ designed to both entertain and educate children.

The Creakers pop up will be at KidZania from 5th October -31st October.

Eddie Kemsley, CEO KidZania London says: “We are thrilled to be launching The Creakers activity at KidZania, this exciting new pop up will tap into our young visitors creative side and encourage them to draw on their imagination. “

About KidZania LondonKidZania London offers 4-14 year olds more than 60 real life activities. Spanning across 75,000 square feet, KidZania is an amazing indoor city built just for kids!

Blending learning with reality and entertainment, each career at KidZania is developed to teach kids essential life skills including financial literacy, team work and independence.  Designed to empower and entertain kids, KidZania gives children the chance to challenge themselves and explore the world of opportunities. If your child has ever dreamt of becoming a pilot, a firefighter or the next award-winning singer, watch the excitement on their faces as they try out real life activities! The concept effectively gives them their first taste of independence and gets kids thinking about what they might want to be in the future

About The Creakers

The Creakers is a new novel written by Tom Fletcher and illustrated by Shane Devries aimed at children ages 7-11, it publishes in Puffin Hardback on 5th October. The Creakers is a magical adventure story and introduces readers to young heroine Lucy Dungston, who wakes one morning to discover that all the grown-ups in her town have mysteriously disappeared. Determined to find out what happened and to bring them safely home, she discovers they have been snatched away to a spooky and magical world by the creatures under the bed, who have a most unusual motive - the Creakers. @PuffinBooks

About Tom Fletcher

Tom Fletcher is one of the UK’s bestselling authors for children. He is the creator of The Christmasaurus, which was the biggest debut middle-grade novel of 2016. Tom’s new picture book, There’s A Monster in Your Book was published in June 2017 and was a number 1 bestseller in pre-school children’s books. Tom is also one half of the duo behind the Dinosaur That Pooped picture book series. @TomFletcher