Standing in for Lincoln Green by David Mackintosh

Standing in for Lincoln Green

Written by David Mackintosh
Illustrated by


Standing in for Lincoln Green by David Mackintosh

What if you could have a handy stand-in to do all the things that you don't want to do?Lincoln Green has a double, someone who looks just like him, a match. SNAP! Lincoln's own mother can't tell the difference between him and...You Know Who. Which is great for Lincoln Green. He has much more important things to do than tidying up, putting away and sorting out, so they're all going on the list for his trusty stand-in.But Lincoln Green's not the only one who doesn't like doing things they don't like doing... It's not long before You Know Who has teamed up with Billy the Kid Next Door, which is a lot more fun than doing things for Lincoln Green, that's for sure. And that's when Lincoln Green finds himself in BIG trouble...!


PRAISE FOR THE FRANK SHOW: The story delivers a positive message with subversive wit and charm - The Irish Times A quirky book that bridges the age gap - Junior Magazine Mackintosh's anarchic illustrations are hilarious but there's a serious point about how much the older generation has to offer children, including loads of fun. - The HeraldPraise for MARSHALL ARMSTRONG IS NEW TO OUR SCHOOL: Utterly unpredictable from one page to the next, this is a seriously funny book. The Independent On Sunday I think this book is fantastic because I can read it myself and I love the pictures and the way it looks. The story is really, really good and fantastic because it's strange and weird. Child's review on the Guardian's children's book site.

About the Author

David Mackintosh was born in Belfast and grew up in Australia. He is a graphic designer, art director and illustrator. His innovative book designs have won him numerous awards in Britain and internationally, and has collaborated with some of the most celebrated names in children's publishing. David lives in London, draws a lot, has a bicycle and built a plastic model of a lunar module while creating this book.

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32 pages


David Mackintosh
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HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Publication date

30th January 2014



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