Brand new series of six seriously scary stories full of humour with black-and-white illustrations throughout.
Author Laurence Anholt has been writing children's books since 1984, many illustrated by his wife Cathy, but he also works with other artists and illustrates himself. His books have been won the Smarties Gold Award twice, as well as numerous other prizes, and he is among the top 150 most-borrowed authors on PLR. He was also listed as one of the Top 10 Children's Authors in the UK in the Independent on Sunday.Arthur Robins is a hugely talented illustrator who in addition to illustrating children's books, also provides pictures for magazines, newspapers and advertisements. He has illustrated over 20 books for Orchard.
These are fabulous short stories that will have youngsters who are ready to read short stories on their own lapping up every word and laughing on every page. Add the chaotic style illustrations and these are a sure-fire winner for any young reader. - Birmingham PostIt is written in an amusing way with good descriptions. I think this book is very funny. - GuardianFantastically funny. - tBk MagazineHilarious short stories that might remind you of ones you know. They encourage newly developing or reluctant readers, but are great fun for all ages and abilities. - Primary Times