DFC Library: Fish-Head Steve by James Turner, Jamie Smart
  

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Shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2013 This collection of comic strips does exactly what it says on the tin: a boy called Steve wakes up one day to discover he has a giant fish for a head! Side-splittingly funny with plenty of slapstick of all varieties.

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DFC Library: Fish-Head Steve by James Turner, Jamie Smart

This is a hilarious comedy about a sleepy mid-western town, Spumville, whose inhabitants wake up one day to find that their heads have been replaced by household objects and family pets! What can possibly have caused this calamity? The nuclear power plant? The aliens? Or something even more sinister? Can our hero Fish Head Steve and his funny-faced fellows solve the mystery? Fishy goings on from the DFC Library - now in a convenient paperback format!

Reviews

A cumulative guffaw session, genuinely hysterically funny stuff, absolutely packed with gags, visual and verbal, slapstick stupid and deliciously clever. -- Richard Burton Forbidden Planet

About the Author

Jamie's characters Space Raoul, My Own Genie, Count Von Poo and Fish-Head Steve have all found homes in the pages of The Sunday Times, The Dandy, Toxic comic and The DFC respectively. Jamie is also the current writer and artist of iconic character Desperate Dan in The Dandy. He worked closely with Cartoon Network for six years pushing his characters through show development, along with a more recent stint at Disney doing character design. Jamie's first children's book 'Find Chaffy' is published by Scholastic books.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

James Turner, Jamie Smart
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Publisher

David Fickling Books an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

1st August 2013

ISBN

9781849921732

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