Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Bees of Stupidity by John Dougherty


Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Bees of Stupidity by John Dougherty

Ssh! Keep the noise down! Shut Uuuuuppp!!! Thanks ...There are strange things happening on the island of Great Kerfuffle. Listen carefully ...can you hear that humming noise? It's getting louder ...and louder's coming this way! I think we'd better LEG IT!! Oh, hang about, here come our heroes, Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face to save us. They're sure to know what's beehind all this strange beehaviour. Let's hope they don't buzz off beefore the end of the story!


'Great fun, especially when read aloud.'

'I thought this book was hilarious - I nearly laughed my socks off!'

'Wowsers my trousers! This book is brilliant! More, more, more!'

'Really, really, really, really funny!'

'Utterly silly and utterly splendid'

'Crazy plot, hilarious characters and brilliant pictures'

About the Author

John Dougherty
JOHN DOUGHERTY lives in London. A supply teacher with plenty of experience of classroom activities in primary education, he is also a singer-songwriter with one CD already available - and has appeared on TV when his living room was designed in a Gothic style by Laurence Llewellyn-Bowen. In 2004, he also ran the London Marathon to raise funds for a charity to help children in care. This is his third book for the Young Corgi list. His first, ZEUS ON THE LOOSE, was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award and JACK SLATER was shortlisted for the Ottaker's Children's Book Award, pre-publication.

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192 pages


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Publication date

2nd July 2015



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