Grasshopper Glitch (S.W.I.T.C.H. 3)
Written by Ali Sparkes
Part of the S.W.I.T.C.H. Series
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The Lovereading4Kids comment
Boy or insect? Twins Josh and Danny survive a series of thrilling adventures after they have been transformed into bug life by the crazy scientist Petty Potts who injects them with a most unusual serum. How insect-loving Josh and insect-hating Danny survive the dangers of the bugs’ world in a series of adventures as spiders, grasshoppers, flies and ants makes thrilling reading as well as a great introduction into how insects may feel.
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Grasshopper Glitch (S.W.I.T.C.H. 3) by Ali Sparkes
Josh and Danny let Petty Potts-their barmy next-door neighbour and scientist extraordinaire-give them a lift to school, but after a mix up with their drink and some S.W.I.T.C.H spray the twins suddenly have green feelers, ears in their abdomens and a strange ability to chuck up brown goo. The boys must SWITCH back before anyone notices they're not in class. But school is the least of their worries-they're just a whisker away from trouble-there's a grasshopper muncher on the loose ...Petty Potts's diary entry: One day, I am going to find Victor Crouch-confront him-and make him confess that he stole my work and burnt out my memory. But in the meantime, as far as Josh and Danny are concerned, I will keep my promise and will never make them try any more spray or potion. Or trick them. Or bribe them. Or anything like that. Probably.
Praise for Ali Sparkes's Frozen in Time, winner of the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award:
'I know now what they mean by a plot that is toe-curlingly good ... brilliantly inventive and rollicking fantastical adventure' - Bookbag
'Frozen in Time shows [Ali's] skill at fusing traditional children's storytelling with modern tales ... Sparkes's sci-fi conspiracy thrills will keep 21st-century kids transfixed' - Books Quarterly
'It was outstanding. It blew me away' - Jamie Fenlon, judge on the Blue Peter Book Award panel
Praise for Wishful Thinking:
'A delight from start to finish ... Sparkes' clear, direct style is easy to read ... Oh, what fun this is!' - Amanda Craig, The Times
About the Author
More books by Ali Sparkes
Oxford University Press
3rd February 2011
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