Queen Bee by Alan MacDonald

Queen Bee

Written by Alan MacDonald
Illustrated by David Roberts
Part of the Angela Nicely Series

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Three wickedly funny stories about Angela who always thinks she knows best! Whether she's matchmaking her teachers, flogging homemade lemonade, or dealing with the Ugly Sisters, she always has an answer for everything...

With fantastic artwork by award-winning illustrator, David Roberts (Tyrannosaurus Drip, The Wind in the Willows, The Troll, Eddie Dickens Trilogy), these stories are perfect for confident readers to enjoy by themselves, or for sharing with your child. Angela Nicely is sure to delight young readers, with her larger-than-life personality and her desire to be the best!


Queen Bee by Alan MacDonald

The second book in a brand new series from David Roberts and Alan MacDonald, the best-selling team that brought you Dirty Bertie.

Angela Nicely might look like she's made of sugar and spice and all things nice, but nothing could be further from the truth!

About the Author

Alan MacDonald

Alan was born in Watford and went to university in Bangor, North Wales, where he studied English and Drama. He started working life in a travelling theatre company, visiting schools all over the country & writing much of their material. He says it was a useful apprenticeship - if the audience didn't like the play, they talked through it or threw bits of paper at the actors. He very quickly learned what children liked.

A keen football fan, Alan has supported Watford FC since childhood. Many of his stories have a football focus - which he rates as the next best thing to playing for England! He dreamed of becoming a professional footballer, but when he won a pen in a writing competition, his fate was sealed.

Alan has written over eighty children's books, which have been translated into many languages and won several awards. In 2010, Dirty Bertie: Loo! was winner of the Leicestershire Children's Book Prize. Alan also writes for TV, including the hugely popular 'Horrid Henry' on CITV.

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96 pages
Interest Age: From 6


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Stripes Publishing an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group

Publication date

6th January 2014




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