The Clumsies Make a Mess of the Zoo by Sorrel Anderson
  

The Clumsies Make a Mess of the Zoo

Written by Sorrel Anderson
Part of the The Clumsies Series

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The Clumsies are back in their fourth hilarious and very messy adventure ... Quality writing and side-splitting humour combine in these brilliant stories that will be loved by children and adults alike.

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The Clumsies Make a Mess of the Zoo by Sorrel Anderson

...Everyone's favourite biscuit-munching, tea-drinking, talking mice are back and this time they are making a mess of the zoo.

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Praise for The Clumsies Make a Mess:

'Anderson has a gift for combining simple, sparse elements - meek man, bully boss, shabby office, talking mice - to wonderfully surreal effect.' Financial Times

'Charming debut! With its stylish cartoons and pages that look crumpled, blotted and scattered with biscuit crumbs, this book will win youngsters over with its child-like illogicality and the way in which Howard goes happily along with anything that the anarchic inventiveness of the Clumsies leads him to.' Sunday Times Culture - Children's Book of the Week

'Occasionally a book comes along that makes my children collapse into fits of giggles! my children were near hysterical by the end of the first paragraph.' The Telegraph Magazine

'The kids will love getting mucky with them' - Irish World

'If you enjoy these stories as much as I did, you will be waiting for the next book in the series' - Families Magazine

About the Author

Sorrel Anderson hasn’t always been a writer. Once upon a time she worked as a civil servant, and it was there that she found the inspiration for her characters – quite literally. One morning she came into work to find a pair of mice in a plastic bag under her desk, eating up her biscuits. She named them Purvis and Mickey Thompson, and that very day, the Clumsies were born!

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
224 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

Sorrel Anderson
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Publisher

HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

9th June 2011

ISBN

9780007339372

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