The Odds Strike Back by Adam Perrott

The Odds Strike Back

Written by Adam Perrott
Illustrated by Tom McLaughlin
Part of the The Odds Series

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For those who love the anarchic humour of Roald Dahl’s The Twits, this second book in The Odds series is a mucky, messy, marvellous read! The Odds are a family of Meddlers, otherwise known as Professional Pranksters and here they are faced with their greatest pranking challenge so far…an inspection by Mr Odd’s arch-enemy Mr Nobody. With the help of Dr Klampit and Granny Snott the Odds set out to out-prank the Inspector with outrageous and putrid results.


The Odds Strike Back by Adam Perrott

Have you ever fallen flat on your face when you're carrying an ice cream? Or put down a drink, gone back to get it and it's nowhere to be seen? That's the Odds at work! A family of Professional Pranksters who delight in playing the most rib-tickling tricks on the townspeople of Trott. This time, The Odds face inspection by the Head Prankster to ensure they're still up to their meddling best. But the new man who'll be doing it is none other than Mr Nobody, sworn enemy of Mr Odd! This calls for a spectacular pranking plan...

About the Author

Adam Perrott

Adam Perrott is a former bookseller who is now a stay-at-home dad. In between looking after his two young children, he also writes jokes for professional comedians. His debut Eerie Deirdre Darkly won the inaugural Beryl Bainbridge Award for a First Time Author at The People's Book Prize.

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144 pages


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Stripes Publishing an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group

Publication date

4th February 2013




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