The Awful Tale of Agatha Bilke
Written by Sian Pattenden
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Shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2007.
This is a hair-raising story of the truly terrible Agatha Bilke, a girl who seems to be just plain bad! Agatha is mean and selfish and dangerous. More than anything else in the world, she loves setting fire to things. In despair, Agatha’s parents send her to the TreadQuietly Clinic for Interesting Children and, even there, Agatha is in a league of destruction that’s all her own. Agatha’s chaos-creation is wholly compulsive and, a terrible warning to all.
The Awful Tale of Agatha Bilke by Sian Pattenden
This is the story of an awful girl called Agatha Bilke. To help her with her, um, problem, Agatha is sent to the TreadQuietly Clinic, with a group of other troubled children, for therapy sessions with the well meaning but baffled (so far as Agatha is concerned anyway) Humphrey doctors.
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Short Books Ltd
13th April 2006
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