Written by Jeanne Willis
Illustrated by Tony Ross
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The Lovereading4Kids comment
Age 7+. Twenty six fabulously funny modern cautionary tales are wittily illustrated by Tony Ross in this vivid and entertaining collection. The sticky ends of the title bring delightful surprises to verses about the truly disgusting nature of school dinners, the fate of Felicity Finch, a little girl who likes to pinch, or Icy Clare who delights in going everywhere in her underwear. Perfect for reading aloud, the richly imagined and brilliantly illustrated retribution that befalls such characters will delight all who hear these verses. ~ Julia Eccleshare
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Sticky Ends by Jeanne Willis
Have you heard the tale of Felicity Finch who was prone to pinch? Or the one about Vince the Mince, the vegetarian dog who took his sprouts far too seriously...
This hilarious collection offers a grisly mix of gruesome cautionary verses, in which assorted characters meet the stickiest of ends.
Perfect for reading aloud, the richly imagined and brilliantly illustrated retribution that befalls such characters will delight all who hear these verses. -- Julia Eccleshare LoveReading4Kids, Book of the Month
Will make the whole family laugh out loud. Daily Express The illustrations are great, and there's plenty of gross things going on to delight children ... A good way to get some disgusterous little boys reading poems! The Bookbag
A hilarious collection of macabre rhymes with echoes of Roald Dahl. A must! Peters Bookselling Services
Do your children love rhymes? This collection of 26 verses will sway them. Brilliantly conceived by the multi-talented Jeanne Willis...illustrated by the superb Tony Ross. Armadillo Magazine
The best, and the most fun, book of cautionary verse since Dahl - and before that Belloc. Wendy Cooling, Children’s Book Expert
A dream team of writer and illustrator! The Times
Another perfect collaboration between Willis and Ross, whose ability to make children laugh simply can’t be bettered. Daily Mail
About the Author
Interest Age: from 7 to 9
More books by Jeanne Willis
Andersen Press Ltd
3rd September 2015
Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press
Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.
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