The Dreaded Noodle-Doodles by Karen Mccombie
  

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The second in a hilarious new series by best-selling author Karen McCombie, illustrated throughout with irresistible black and white line art by Alex T. Smith. Everyone (young and old) will be charmed by the cutest creature to appear in children's literature in years, the very loveable THING. Perfect for 7+ readers.

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Synopsis

The Dreaded Noodle-Doodles by Karen Mccombie

"Want to know a secret? There is something very, very strange living in the trees behind my house. If you tiptoe slowly and quietly (ssh!) to the bottom of my garden, you might hear it rustling and rootling and 'peh!'ing in the dark undergrowth, on the other side of the low stone wall. And if you peek over the wall - holding your breath - there's a chance you could spot two saucer-round eyes blinking out of a strangely square opening in the tree roots..."

Ruby and Jackson get the surprise of their lives when they discover a Thing living at the bottom of their gardens. But Thing is cute, and funny, even if sometimes when he's upset he gets a bit ARRGHH! And that's when the trouble starts. Like the time he comes to school, and Ruby and Jackson find themselves mixed up in a terrible tangle of noodle-doodles!

Reviews

Praise for the You, me and Thing series:

'Now I want a Thing in my garden! This series is full of giggles and magic - sit back and enjoy!' Jeremy Strong

Praise for Karen McCombie:

“You’ll get totally hooked. Ace stuff!” Blush magazine

“We can’t get enough of the Ally’s World series and the latest one won’t disappoint you.” Mizz magazine

About the Author

Karen Mccombie

Karen McCombie has written over 80 books full of endearing characters and quirky humour; her series Ally’s World has sold over 200,000 copies. Born in Scotland, Karen now lives in north London. Karen loves her job, but is a complete fidget. She regularly packs up her laptop and leaves Office Number 1 (her weeny back bedroom) and has a brisk walk to Office Number 2 (the local garden centre café). Read more about the author here.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
144 pages
Interest Age: from 7 to 9

Author

Karen Mccombie
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Author's Website

www.karenmccombie.com

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Publisher

Faber Children's Books an imprint of Faber & Faber

Publication date

5th January 2012

ISBN

9780571272594

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