Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder: Time-travel Bath Bomb by Jo Nesbo

Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder: Time-travel Bath Bomb

Written by Jo Nesbo

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Best-selling Doctor Proctor is back for a second hilarious adventure following his amazing success with fart powder. Now he’s trying his hand at time travel. Chuck a bath bomb into the bath, lather yourself up and you can soon be off travelling through time without much idea of where you’ll end up. Doctor Proctor wants to get back in time to win back his girl friend. Alas, nothing goes according to plan and Nilly and Lisa must come to the rescue of him. Their journey through history is hilarious – and utterly ridiculous, too!


Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder: Time-travel Bath Bomb by Jo Nesbo

The Fart Powder was such a successful invention that Doctor Proctor couldn't stop there. Next up: a Time-travel Bath Bomb. Throw the Bath Bomb in the tub, lather up and imagine where you'd like to visit. The battle of Waterloo? No problem. The French Revolution? Let's go! Doctor Proctor has plans for this new invention. Years ago he lost his true love, Juliette Margarine, and now he wants to change the past and win her back. But when his plan goes awry, it's up to Nilly and Lisa to travel in time and save the day.


Praise for the Doctor Proctor series:

"plenty of toilet humour, and general silliness that kids love." Children's Bookseller

"wickedly entertaining" The Big Issue

"This terrific book will make you laugh, and cherish your friends." James Patterson

"A hilarious story... Great to see real talent emerge in a category often dominated by formulaic series." The Bookseller

"rib-tickling tale." Kirkus Reviews

"a sweet, silly, and often amusing tale..." Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Jo Nesbo

Jo Nesbø is the most successful Norwegian author of all time, selling millions of his adult novels worldwide and becoming widely recognised as one of Europe's foremost crime writers. His debut children's book, Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder, sold more copies in his native Norway than any other children's debut, and rights have been sold in more than 25 countries, including the US.

Revealing Questions for Jo Nesbø:

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. In a climbing wall at Ton Sai, Thailand

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. Laziness

Q. What’s your best quality?
A. Imagination

Q. Who is your favourite fictional hero?
A. Batman

Q. Who is your favourite fictional villain?
A. Joker

Q. What is your favourite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Rock climbing and guitar playing.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. Bananas.

Q. What are your 5 favourite songs?

Q. Who are your favourite authors?
A. Knut Hamsun, Vladimir Nabokov, Jim Thompson, Ernest Hemingway, Henrik Ibsen, Charles Bukowski, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain.

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?
A. No. I never do. I probably should, but there are too many books, and I´m such a slow reader and with a limited life span.

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
A. Know your story and then tell it, not the other way around.

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
A. Are you insane?

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432 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

28th April 2011




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