Pongwiffy and the Holiday of Doom by Kaye Umansky

Pongwiffy and the Holiday of Doom

Written by Kaye Umansky

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Due August 2009. Pongwiffy the witch hates rainy days because she hates sitting around doing nothing so she decides to organise a holiday for her and her friends at none other than Sludgehaven-on-sea. That will be fun...

Pongwiffy the witch was created by the author over 20 years ago and the six titles have entertained millions of children and their parents for a long time. Now, 20 years on they have been brought to life for a new generation with fantastic new covers and best of all a brand new story too, Pongwiffy: Back on Track. To view all the Pongwiffy titles click here.


Pongwiffy and the Holiday of Doom by Kaye Umansky

The fifth in the fantastically funny Pongwiffy series, newly repackaged; celebrating 21 years of Pongwiffy!

A laugh-out-loud story that is witty and clever, enticingly mixed in with much sludge, slime and very bad habits.


‘Brought roars of both delight and disgust . . . an ebulliently uninhibited farce’

‘Jokey enough to persuade reluctant readers there is pleasure to be had from dipping into books’

‘Young readers adore the jokes and the grubbiness’
Daily Telegraph

About the Author

Kaye Umansky

Kaye Umansky is a very successful writer for children, with her books ranging from picture books to novels.

Kaye Umansky trained as a teacher, only beginning to write after her daughter was born. Kaye is the much-loved author of the Pongwiffy books and lives in London where she writes in an office with stars on the ceiling.

Awards Kay has collected
Nottinghamshire Book Award 1993 for Pongwiffy and The Spell of The Year
TES Junior Music Book Award 1999 for Three Rapping Rats

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208 pages


Kaye Umansky
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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Publication date

3rd August 2009




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