Hooey Higgins Goes for Gold
Written by Steve Voake
Illustrated by Emma Dodson
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Olympic fever strikes Shrimpton-on-Sea when Mr Papalopoulos, the owner of the local Greek restaurant, offers to sponsor sports day. Hooey and his classmates Twig, Basbo and Will are all keen to show their prowess in events such as welly wanging – that’s the knowledgeable Samantha’s speciality - the high-jump, sprinting and the rest. Chaos follows before the excitement of the day and all the fun of the races. Amidst the laughs, the school friends – and readers - learn more about the Olympics and the Ancient Greeks who created them.
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Hooey Higgins Goes for Gold by Steve Voake
Like cheese? Like champions? Like to see the Cheese of Champions? Read this book and you...might! Want to see Twig run really, really fast? Then get yourself a ticket to the Shrimpton-on-Sea Games! See: Hooey hitting the high jump! Samantha wanging the welly! Twig versus Basbo in the sprint! And what is Hooey, Will and Twig's secret weapon? Cheese. But we're not talking any old fromage here - oh no, this is the ancient Greek sporting Cheese of Champions! Want to know what happens? You'd Feta get reading! This is a fourth book in the Hooey Higgins series for kids who like to larf - perfect for fans of Mr Gum and Horrid Henry, and is highly illustrated for reluctant readers.
'Energetic and bubbly... silliness by the bucketload... It's wild and wacky, and in a great way.' The Bookbag
'[A] continually amusing story, illustrated by Emma Dodson with anarchic glee.' - The Independent on Sunday
'[An] appealingly streetwise caper.' - The Telegraph
About the Author
Interest Age: 7 years +
More books by Steve Voake
Walker Books Ltd
5th April 2012
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