George loves to help out at hidden Wormestall Farm, even though it’s full of ‘extinctly’ scary creatures, like the dodo in the dog bed and the dinosaurs in the duck pond. When Mortifer the giant basilisk goes missing, it’s up to George to find him before wicked taxidermist Diamond Pye can add to her stuffed animal collection…….
George is looking for a job in order to raise money for a new bike, so when he sees a help wanted ad for Wormestall Farm, he goes for it. Before long, he’s embroiled in a madcap adventure involving creatures both (supposedly) extinct and (previously thought to be) mythological, a new friend (a “girl”!), and a maniacal taxidermist who wants the animals of Wormestall Farm in her own private collection . . . stuffed, of course….