Bug Boy: Slug Picnic Yellow B/ 1c by Jeanne Willis
  

Synopsis

Bug Boy: Slug Picnic Yellow B/ 1c by Jeanne Willis

This title is part of Bug Club, the first whole-school reading programme that joins books with an online reading world to teach today's children to read. In this Yellow-B level Bug Boy book: Dan loves bugs, so when his favourite bug, Sid the slug, disappears during a family picnic in the park he is very worried. While Dan is busy searching for Sid, his sister Emma (who hates bugs!) seizes the chance to steal his roll. Moments later Sid the slug reappears in her roll and puts Emma right off her lunch!

About the Author

Jeanne Willis

Jeanne Willis was born in St Albans and trained as an advertising copywriter at Watford College. She worked for various agencies creating press adverts and TV, cinema and radio commercials. She is now a full-time writer. Jeanne Willis is one of the most successful children’s picture book authors in the UK. She wrote her first book aged five - a slim volume about cats and stitchd together with a painfullly blunt needle so that it looked like a 'real' book. After that, there was no turning back. Having been fired from her Saturday job selling cowboy boots in the Kings Road for chewing gum, and after a brief career as a reptile vet's assistant, she worked as a copywirter and had her first picture book published at the age of 21 (which she wrote whilst pretending to be busy creating adverts for cognac) and has now written over eighty titles. She has won numerous awards, including the Children's Book Award, the Silver Smarties Prize and has been shortlisted for the Whitbread Award. She has written Who’s in the Loo? which won the Red House Children’s Book Award. Her hobbies include gardening, reading (nonfiction), natural history and collecting caterpillars. Jeanne has also worked on scripts for TV, including Polly Pocket and The Slow Norris, and a pilot TV series for Dr Xargle. She lives in North London with her husband and two children.

Photo credit: Justine Stoddart

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Book Info

Format

Mixed media product
Contains 6 Paperbacks and Cards

Author

Jeanne Willis
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Author's Website

jeannewillis.com/

Publisher

Pearson Education Limited

Publication date

1st September 2010

ISBN

9780433014928


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