Stinky! or How the Beautiful Smelly Warthog Found a Friend by Ian Whybrow

Stinky! or How the Beautiful Smelly Warthog Found a Friend

Written by Ian Whybrow
Illustrated by Lynne Chapman

3+ readers   
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A wonderfully uplifting story about finding friendship and being yourself featuring a beautiful, smelly warthog. Try as he might Stinky the warthog doesn’t find it easy to make friends because the flies that plague him constantly don’t hold much appeal with whoever he meets. Until one day, he meets a very special friend who loves him warts, flies and all!


Stinky! or How the Beautiful Smelly Warthog Found a Friend by Ian Whybrow

Stinky is a beautiful baby warthog who just wants to play. But he’s very smelly, and
every time he tries to make friends, the tickly, quickly flies come along and cause
havoc. So poor, beautiful, Stinky keeps being sent home in disgrace . . .
until he meets a friend who loves him flies and all!

About the Author

Ian Whybrow

Ian Whybrow recently gave up his job as a teacher to become a full time writer. The most important thing to him in his writing is that it reads aloud brilliantly and that there is something in it for everyone - young and adult readers as well. He is the author of the Harry series of books and the Books for Boys Series, all published by Hodder.

Ian Whybrow is a hugely popular children's writer with over a hundred books to his name, including the bestselling Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs series. His picture books for Macmillan include The Christmas Bear and the Say Hello series.

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Gullane Children's Books

Publication date

11th March 2009




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