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Nigel Smith - Author

Nigel Smith has been a journalist, busker, TV comedy producer and script writer, winning an award for his BBC 4 radio comedy, VENT, based on his own life-threatening brain illness. More importantly, he has been - and still is - an embarrassing Dad. Much like Natalia Buttface, his three children are continually mortified by his ill-advised trousers, comedic hats, low quality jokes, poorly chosen motor vehicles, unique sense of direction and unfortunate ukulele playing. Unlike his hero Ivor Bumole, he doesn't write Christmas cracker jokes for a living. Yet.

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Nathalia Buttface and the Embarrassing Camp Catastrophe
Nigel Smith
The laugh-out-loud funny girl-series returns. This time Nat's off on a geography field trip. It should be a chance to get away, but Embarrassing Dad's not far behind. Unfortunately! From TV and radio comedy writing talent Nigel Smith.
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Format: Paperback | Released 28/07/2016
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Nathalia Buttface and the Totally Embarrassing Bridesmaid Disaster
Nigel Smith
Featuring polished comedy writing completely in tune with the intended readership, it's no wonder the Nathalia Buttface books have gathered such an enthusiastic following. In this latest episode, Nat has to face the agonising embarrassment of being a bridesmaid at...
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Format: Paperback | Released 10/03/2016
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Nathalia Buttface and the Most Embarrassing Five Minutes of Fame Ever
Nigel Smith
Another helping of super-cringe-worthy adventures for Nathalia Bumole, mostly courtesy of her dad, who really is an expert in embarrassing his daughter. It starts off when Dad uploads onto his website a video of Nat dancing, and being stung by...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/07/2015
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Reader ReviewedNathalia Buttface and the Most Epically Embarrassing Trip Ever
Nigel Smith
Nat's disasters with her dad return for a second hilarious helping. This time, Dad is taking the family on holiday to a farm in the South of France. Nat knows just how terrible her dad can be on holiday – and...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 26/02/2015
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Reader ReviewedNathalia Buttface and the Most Embarrassing Dad in the World
Nigel Smith
May 2014 Debut of the Month Nathalia Buttface and the Most Embarrassing Dad in the World is a genuinely laugh-out-loud story for 9+ readers, with tons of heart, and with a theme that every child can relate. After all we...
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Format: Paperback | Released 08/05/2014
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