Aliens Love Dinopants by Claire Freedman
  

Aliens Love Dinopants

Written by Claire Freedman
Illustrated by Ben Cort

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Those pants-mad aliens are back for another bonkers and utterly irresistible episode of knicker-nicking! Lightning sends the aliens’ spaceship crash-landing into the deepest jungle where to their great surprise they discover a stash of gigantic underpants. They’ve chanced upon the last surviving dinosaurs on earth but it’s good news because these giant lizards love pants too! Before you can say ‘elastic’ the aliens are taking the dinosaurs to their planet for pant fun and games. Text and illustrations are bright and bouncy as ever and this will bring a smile to the face of the tiredest adult, while where young readers are concerned, this series is simply pantastic. ~ Andrea Reece

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Synopsis

Aliens Love Dinopants by Claire Freedman

When the aliens crash-land in the jungle, they have no idea that they are about to stumble on the biggest stash of pants ever. Their glee knows no bounds! That is, until the prehistoric owners of the outsized stash turn up...A fabulous new book in the bestselling Underpants series which brings together aliens and dinosaurs into one interstellar, pantstastic adventure!

There's also a new edition of the bestselling book, Aliens Love Underpants! that comes with a pantstastic fuzzy felt playset.

And a new edition of Pirates Love Underpants which comes with a cuddly pirate!

Watch out! The monsters are coming! Following up on the runaway success of the Underpants books from Claire Freedman and Ben Cort, Monsters Love Underpants is this latest addition to the hilarious series.

Check out the fun stuff and author events on the Aliens Love Underpants website www.aliensloveunderpants.com

Reviews

Praise for Claire Freedman and Ben Cort’s Underpants books -

“Guaranteed to get the little ones giggling.” Daily Mail

“Fun, colourful and dynamic” The Times

“This book is a feast of colour and humour” Red House Children’s Book Award

“This fantastic rhyming story [...] is simply pantastic!” Galaxy British Book Awards

“Wacky rhyming text and vibrant illustrations” Good Book Guide

“My three-year-old son Ezra ... says that he finds its attempt at post-ironic subversion of the sci-fi genre tiresome yet addictive. The things they say!” David Baddiel, The Times

“Full of rollicking fun.” Parents in Touch

“Bouncy, perfectly rhythmic verses; lively and colourful pictures with plenty of hilarious details” Nursery World

About the Author

Claire Freedman

Claire Freedman lives on the Essex coast. She has worked for the BBC, Harrods and for a reprographic company and now writes full-time. She is the author of a number of books for children, including A Kiss Goodnight, Snuggle Up, Sleepy Ones and On This Special Night with Little Tiger Press. When not writing, Claire spends her time sailing, walking in the countryside and, when she can, travelling abroad.

Claire discovered her love of writing for children after joining a local writing group – which she still enjoys attending regularly. She began by writing stories and picture strips for comics including Twinkle, Pingu and Sesame Street, before trying her hand at picture books.

Q&A with Claire Freedman

Where do you continue to get your inspiration from?

It’s not always easy to get new ideas, but usually something small will spark me off. It might be something someone says or does, or even a display in a shop window! Anything and everything can inspire me!

Your picture book Cuddle Bear is absolutely gorgeous. Are there times when you just really need a hug? If there’s nobody around at the time what do you do instead of a hug?

EVERYBODY needs hugs - that’s why it’s good to have Cuddle Bear around! If there’s no one around when I need a cheer up hug, I usually find my way to the extremely lovely store of chocolate bars in my kitchen!

Was there anyone or anything that inspired Cuddle Bear? Do you still have an old bear from when you were younger?

Cuddle Bear was inspired totally by my own teddy bear, Mr Cuddles. My husband, Michael, gave Mr Cuddles to me before we were married. Mr Cuddles has become quite a character in our house – which has led to the storyline!!! Of course he is now over the moon at being published and has insisted I buy him a diamond for his tooth and some celebrity shades!

What was your favourite book when you were growing up?

I loved Winnie the Pooh.

If you had one piece of advice you could give to yourself when you were starting out as a writer, what would it be?

Believe in myself.

What’s the best thing about being a picture book author?

Hearing how much children (and adults!) have enjoyed my books, and that it adds to that special family time together.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3

Author

Claire Freedman
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Author's Website

www.clairefreedman.co.uk

Publisher

Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

25th February 2016

ISBN

9781471120954

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