Casper Candlewacks in Death by Pigeon!
Written by Ivan Brett
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As hilarious and ridiculous as its title might lead you to expect, this is a rollercoaster of a ride as Casper Candlewick sets out to ‘save the day’! Why the day needs saving and how it is done is a ludicrous romp of a story which takes quite a lot of following! Casper Candlewacks is the only boy with any sense in a village full of idiots! A hilarious debut novel from the funniest new voice in young fiction. But don't just take our word for it! Jeremy Strong has hailed it a funny and engaging debut as well. Loads of illustrations help to make it all a little bit clearer!
Casper Candlewacks in Death by Pigeon! by Ivan Brett
See below to watch Ivan Brett interview his character, Casper Candlewacks
Most villages have an idiot but Casper's village is full of them. So being bright makes poor Casper something of an outsider. When famous magician the Great Tiramisu curses the village, Casper's father is blamed and sentenced to death by pigeon. It's up to Casper and his best friend to find the magician, reverse the curse and save the day.
'A funny and engaging debut' - Jeremy Strong
About the Author
Interest Age: From 9
More books by Ivan Brett
HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
28th April 2011
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