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Illustrated ByTony Ross
PublisherAndersen Press Ltd
Publication date7th July 2011
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Dr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggers
Written by: Jeanne Willis
Illustrated by: Tony Ross
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In this laugh-out-loud funny book, Dr Xargle is instructing his class of small fellow aliens on the nature and habits of the earth creatures known to us as cats. It's brilliant with parents and children enjoying it in equal measure.
SynopsisDr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggers by Jeanne Willis
'Good morning, class. Today we are going to learn about Earth Tiggers. Earth Tiggers are made of furry material. They are available in Patterned or Plain.'
ReviewsHumour in lavish abundance. A real treat. The School Librarian Avid Dr Xargle fans will be clamouring for this and their numbers will be multiplying.
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So brilliant that children will ask again and again for this story. Child Education An indispensable guide to feline habits. The Bookseller This very funny book is full of hilarious observations and will provide many a giggle for children and adults alike. -- Rachael Spencer The Bookbag
About The Author
Jeanne has been writing since she was five and has published over 150 books across all genres from picture books to teen fiction. She has had other strange jobs alongside being an author, including cowboy boot seller and reptile vet's assistant and once conducted the school orchestra in concert despite not being able to read a note of music or identify the instruments. As well as cats, rabbits, hamsters, dogs, fish and rats, she has owned a garter snake called Betty, a 25 years old smooth-clawed toad called Dave, an axolotl, newts, locusts and some giant hissing stick insects. She was once thrown out of her religious studies class at school by the Reverend Brown for writing rude poems. She was the Blue Team Captain at Junior School, sprinted for the county and can still do cartwheels.
She has won numerous awards including the Red House Children’s Book Award, the Smarties Prize and the Sheffield Children’s Book Award. She lives in North London.
Photo credit: Justine Stoddart
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