Julian Clary is a comedian, entertainer and novelist, who has toured across the world with his one-man shows. Julian has appeared on numerous popular TV shows including Celebrity Big Brother (which he won) and Strictly Come Dancing. He has starred in West End productions and appears in panto most years. He lives in London with his husband. David Roberts is an award-winning illustrator. After graduating, he worked as a milliner and a fashion illustrator, but always felt his true calling was in children's books. He has collaborated with some of Britain's finest children's authors, including Julia Donaldson, Sally Gardner, Philip Ardagh and Jacqueline Wilson. He is also the creator of the popular Dirty Bertie books. He lives in London with his husband. He has been twice-shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, and in 2006 he won the Nestle Children's Book Prize Gold Award.
"The book's hilarious plot and abundant illustrations make it a top
choice for reluctant readers. Wildly original and very funny" --
starred review * Kirkus *
"Joyful" -- Best Holiday Reading for Kids * Telegraph *
"We loved the silliness and laughter that runs throughout, and the illustrations are brilliant. Heaps of fun" * Heat *
"Silliness and fun" * Sunday Times *
"Wonderful illustrations bring this surreal tale to life" * Guardian *