Thumb by Steve Cole


Written by Steve Cole

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Whether you’re a reluctant reader or an avid one this brilliant series with four titles out so far – Ouch, Thumb¸ Sock and now Pigeon – is set in a school where weird things happen each and every day. They will certainly provide hours of entertainment and there’s plenty of humour and lots of jokes to make you laugh out loud. The two main characters, Sam and Sara get up to all sorts of mischief as well as solving mysteries – all in a school day’s work!!


Thumb by Steve Cole

It's the first day at a new school for both Sam and Sara. So of course they're hoping to fit in quickly. All they want is a helping hand. Some new friends to keep an eye out for them. What they're probably not hoping for is a thumb. Actually, a lot of thumbs. And fingers. They're turning up all over - in seriously unexpected places. But why?

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Steve Cole

Steve Cole was our Guest Editor in November 2011. Click here to find out more and see some of his favourite books.

He is a bestselling children's author and lifelong fan of Ian Fleming's James Bond. His other book series include Z. Rex, Thieves Like Us, Doctor Who and Astrosaurs, with collective sales of over three million copies. In other careers he has worked as an editor of books and magazines for readers of all ages. To see more author information click here.

You can see more Steve videos on his YouTube channel - click here.

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Oxford University Press

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4th August 2005




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