Dirty Bertie : Kiss! by Alan MacDonald

Dirty Bertie : Kiss!

Written by Alan MacDonald
Illustrated by David Roberts
Part of the Dirty Bertie Series

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Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another helping of comic chaos! Join Bertie as he struggles to escape from the clutches of Angela Nicely, attempts to prove that anything Know-All Nick can do, he can do better, and finds himself surrounded by priceless and wobbly relics at a recording of Antiques Today.


Dirty Bertie : Kiss! by Alan MacDonald

About the Author

Alan MacDonald

Alan was born in Watford and went to university in Bangor, North Wales, where he studied English and Drama. He started working life in a travelling theatre company, visiting schools all over the country & writing much of their material. He says it was a useful apprenticeship - if the audience didn't like the play, they talked through it or threw bits of paper at the actors. He very quickly learned what children liked.

A keen football fan, Alan has supported Watford FC since childhood. Many of his stories have a football focus - which he rates as the next best thing to playing for England! He dreamed of becoming a professional footballer, but when he won a pen in a writing competition, his fate was sealed.

Alan has written over eighty children's books, which have been translated into many languages and won several awards. In 2010, Dirty Bertie: Loo! was winner of the Leicestershire Children's Book Prize. Alan also writes for TV, including the hugely popular 'Horrid Henry' on CITV.

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96 pages
Interest Age: From 6


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Stripes Publishing, an imprint of Magi Publications an imprint of Magi Publications

Publication date

7th February 2011




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