The Quigleys at Large by Simon Mason
  

Synopsis

The Quigleys at Large by Simon Mason

The Quigleys are back in this second collection of stories. Funny and instantly recognisable, the family go on a camping holiday to France, Mum stars in the skipping competition at the local village fete, Will gets locked in his empty school at night, and Dad (unsurprisingly) loses the budgie. These are four more hilarious stories from this irrepressible and warmly affectionate family.

Reviews

An easy-to-read book which describes family life kindly and humourously, while also showing just why it can be so very annoying. Mason's deft understatement gives each story enormous charm and warmth Guardian Irresistable ... Reads like episodes in the life of a real family ... It will make children laugh and parents wince at the way they can Get It Wrong The Sunday Times Written in a breezy, approachable style which is great for reading aloud TES This family saga is always a delight

About the Author

Simon Mason

Simon Mason (born Sheffield, England, 1962) is an English author of juvenile and adult fiction. Mason's best-known adult book, The Great English Nude, was nominated for several prizes, but narrowly missed out. His best-known children's work is "The Quigleys" series about a spirited and lovable family.

Mason now lives in Oxford with his wife Eluned Harries and children Gwil and Eleri and is currently writing The Rough Guide to Classic Novels.

After completing the Rough Guide, Mason is expected to continue with his long term book, The High Priestess Of Love at 40.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
160 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

Simon Mason
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Publisher

Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books) an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

15th December 2014

ISBN

9780440870999


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