Jiggy McCue: Rudie Dudie by Michael Lawrence

Jiggy McCue: Rudie Dudie

Written by Michael Lawrence
Part of the Jiggy McCue Series

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This is the hilarious new title in the phenomenally successful and side-splittingly funny Jiggy McCue series. Jiggy is having real problems with the new drama teacher as she makes him do loads of really embarrassing things, and really rude things, in public. This is laugh out loud funy and guaranteed to be the talk of the playground for those children, boys in particular, aged 8+.

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Jiggy McCue: Rudie Dudie by Michael Lawrence

A new drama teacher, Ms Mooney, has arrived at Ranting Lane, Jiggy's school. She plans to put on a production of A Midsummer Night's Dream - and guess who will be chosen to play Bottom? Not only that, Ms Mooney also seems to be able to mesmerise Jiggy into doing things he really shouldn't, especially not in public ...


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About the Author

Michael Lawrence

Name: Michael Lawrence

Likes: The idea of doing nothing at all. If only I had time.

Dislikes: There isn't enough room on the page for me to write them all down!

3 Words that best describe me: Dashing, daring, strong (sadly, three lies).

A secret that not many people know: I am a young wizard in disguise.

Michael Lawrence is the talented and fascinating author of books for children and young adults. Born and raised in England, his young adult trilogy, Withern Rise, features his childhood home. He also has a series for younger children about the odd character of Jiggy McCue and his misadventures.

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176 pages


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Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Books

Publication date

4th March 2010




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