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Pamela Butchart - Author

As a child, Pamela Butchart was lucky enough to grow up in a house full of pets, have a mum and dad who were bonkers, and go to The Best Most Awesome Primary School in the WorldTM. As a student, Pamela's student jobs included: fishwife, teaching basketball in America, phlebotomist, and Artist Liaison for a (really bad) Abba tribute band. Now, Pamela teaches philosophy to teenagers and spends all day pondering questions such as, 'Is time travel possible?' and 'How do I know I'm not really a robot?' The stories write themselves really...Pamela lives in Dundee with her husband, Andy, and their two cats, Bear & Carlos. Carlos only has one eye and is Pamela's hero.

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Wigglesbottom Primary: Super Dog!
Pamela Butchart - illustrated by Becka Moor
Here are three more very funny stories of primary school life perfectly pitched for young readers. Wigglesbottom Primary year twos find excitement in all sorts of things – things that adults wouldn't regard as out of the ordinary at all....
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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There's a Werewolf in My Tent!
Pamela Butchart - illustrated by Thomas Flintham
Izzy and her friends are SO EXCITED about their school trip. They're going camping and there'll be marshmallows and no washing and everything. But then WEIRD things start happening! There are howling sounds at night, and some sausages have gone...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/01/2017
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Pugly Solves a Crime
Pamela Butchart - illustrated by Gemma Correll
Julia Eccleshare's Pick of the Month August 2016 Lovable Pugly, a pug with a great character, is back for a hilarious new adventure. This time she is all set to solve the mystery of what Glitterpuff the Poodle who lives...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/08/2016
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To Wee or Not to Wee
Pamela Butchart - illustrated by Thomas Flintham
Of the many tributes to Shakespeare in this anniversary year, To Wee or Not to Wee must be the zaniest. It features retellings of four favourite Shakespeare plays with a definite focus on the action and character motivation. The twist...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/04/2016
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Pugly Bakes a Cake
Pamela Butchart - illustrated by Gemma Correll
In a Nutshell: comedy – chaos – pug cooking! A perfect piece of comic writing for children, Pugly Bakes a Cake is certain to be a huge favourite with young readers. Pugly is a pug with great ideas and...
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Format: Paperback | Released 14/01/2016
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Wigglesbottom Primary: The Shark in the Pool
Pamela Butchart - illustrated by Becka Moor
The pupils at Wigglesbottom Primary have very active imaginations and are quick to believe that there's a shark in the swimming pool, a dinosaur skeleton under their vegetable garden and that Miss Ranger's play parachute bestows invisibility. Their poor teachers...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/07/2015
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Reader ReviewedWigglesbottom Primary: The Toilet Ghost
Pamela Butchart - illustrated by Becka Moor
Welcome to Wigglesbottom Primary and the first book in what should become a very popular series for new readers. There are three stories here, each one describing the kind of event that all primary school children will be familiar with,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/03/2015
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My Head Teacher is a Vampire Rat
Pamela Butchart - illustrated by Thomas Flintham
Winner of the Children's Book Award 2016, Books for Younger Readers category A third riotous adventure for Jodi, Maisie, Zach and all the rest in 4J including the fast-paced narrator, Izzy. This time, part of the school is suddenly put...
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Format: Paperback | Released 09/01/2015
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The Spy Who Loved School Dinners
Pamela Butchart - illustrated by Thomas Flintham
Winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2015 - Best Story Loaded with laughs and crazy capers, the brilliantly bonkers second book from the author of Baby Aliens Got My Teacher!
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/07/2014
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