Mad Iris and the Bad School Report by Jeremy Strong
  

Mad Iris and the Bad School Report

Written by Jeremy Strong
Illustrated by Scoular Anderson
Part of the Mad Iris Series

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One of our Dyslexia Friendly Books of the Year 2015 - Interest Age 8-12 Reading Age 8Firm favourite Mad Iris returns for a third madcap adventure involving OFSTED inspectors and an out-of-control school mascot in this laugh-out-loud comedy from a superstar children’s book author who interestingly was a Head Teacher in an earlier life!

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Synopsis

Mad Iris and the Bad School Report by Jeremy Strong

Pudding Lane Primary's favourite ostrich mascot is back for another adventure! Mad Iris is up to her usual mischief, but this time Ross, Katie and the rest of the school have their work cut out for them to keep her under control - the OFSTED School Inspectors are coming to visit! The school can't get a bad report - can they keep Mad Iris hidden and out of trouble?

Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

About the Author

Jeremy Strong

Jeremy Strong is a fantastic children's author. His books are side splittingly funny and once you have read one your children will be asking you to get more.

His work has a wide ranging appeal to the 7+ market (5-7s who are keen readers will love them too) especially to boys and tomboys. Jeremy was born in Eltham, South East London in November 1949. He has had a varied career path before becoming an author including jobs as a: Head Teacher, Caretaker, Strawberry Picker, Jam Doughnut Stuffer! His first published book was Smith's Tail in 1978 and he now lives in Kent.

Jeremy’s work is characterised by humour and direct child appeal. The books are packed with tongue in cheek gags and characters and situations that your children will love. He says of himself "My sense of humour got stuck at age ten." He thinks his writing has been influenced most of all by Spike Milligan, but also by falling on his head when he was three years old.

When he was about eighteen he started writing very serious stories for adults, but none of them were published. By the time he was twenty-one he was writing stories for children after realizing that he loved writing funny stories and making people laugh.

Five Things You Didn't Know About Jeremy Strong:
1. Jeremy Strong used to be Headmaster to The Diary of Dennis the Menace author, Steven Butler! Steven thanks Jeremy for helping to turn him from a reluctant reader, to an avid reader and finally a writer.

2. Jeremy's first book was called Smith's Tail and it was about a cat.

3. Jeremy once worked in a bakery, putting the jam into three thousand doughnuts every night.

4. Jeremy started writing stories when he was eight years old. When he was eighteen he started writing very serious stories for adults, but none of them were published. By the time he was twenty-one he was writing stories for children, and quickly realized that he loved writing funny stories and making people laugh.

5. If Jeremy wasn't a writer he would want to play the piano really, really well, or be a terrific artist.

AWARDS

The Children's Book Award 1997 for The Hundred-Mile-An-Hour Dog
The Sheffield Children’s Book Award 1998 (Shorter Novel category) for Pirate Pandemonium
The Sheffield Children’s Book Award 2000 (Shorter Novel category) for Dinosaur Pox

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
72 pages

Author

Jeremy Strong
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Author's Website

www.jeremystrong.co.uk/

Publisher

Barrington Stoke Ltd

Publication date

15th August 2015

ISBN

9781781125069

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