Trixie Tempest and the Amazing Talking Dog by Ros Asquith


Trixie Tempest and the Amazing Talking Dog by Ros Asquith

Trixie is a feisty, free-thinking ten and three quarters year old who knows all there is to know about being a tweenager! From the creator of the Letty Chubb the Teenage Worrier, a hugely successful series whose sales top half a million. Trixie Tempest is ten and three-quarters and goes to St Aubergine's Primary School where she's in Year 6. She's a tiny, mouthy, mischeivous, free thinker who never seems to hear the word 'NO'! In other words, a typical tweenager. She's passionate about horses, vegetarianism, football and music. She also wants to build a better world. Her best friends Dina Dare-DeVille and Chloe Caution are always keen to offer advice, as befitting their names.Trixie herself is determined to put the Adult World straight on a number of key points including school being the worst place for Tweenagers to spend their most creative years in. In Short, Trixie is feisty, funny and definitely one for all Tweenagers of between 9 and 11.


With groovy illustrations and diagrams, this book is a laugh a minute. We love Trixie the tweenager to death! Blush!

About the Author

Ros Asquith

Ros Asquith contributes a regular cartoon feature to The Guardian and achieved fame world wide for her Teenage Worrier books (realistic and funny explorations of teen problems and how to solve them) and the Trixie Tempest books aimed at the "tween" market of readers between the ages of nine and twelve. Her book Letters from an Alien Schoolboy was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Book Prize and The Great Big Book of Families, with Mary Hoffman, won the School Libraries Association Prize.

An honours graduate of Camberwell Art School, Asquith worked in graphic design and mural painting before moving into cartooning in the 1980s. She has also served as a theatre critic for several English periodicals. Since 1990 she has been well established as a cartoonist, author, and illustrator.

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144 pages
Interest Age: From 8 To 11


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Publication date

3rd February 2003



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