Morris the Mankiest Monster by Giles Andreae


Morris the Mankiest Monster by Giles Andreae

Morris the Mankiest Monster 'must be the most revolting picture book of the year ...children will absolutely love it'. Bookseller Giles Andreae and Sarah McIntyre would like you to meet Morris, the world's stinkiest picture book hero...It's years since he last changed his t-shirt It's crusty and crawling with ants His shoes are all slurpy and squelchy inside And potatoes grow out of his pants.

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More marvellous muckiness -- Helen Brown Daily Telegraph Treading the tightrope between revolting and sweet is hard but Morris does it. What a gem! Books for Keeps This is not a tale for the faint-hearted, but children who enjoyed the bottom humour of Giles Andreae's Pants will doubtless love it Junior Must be the most revolting picture book of the year! ... This book needs a warning to parents - they're going to have to read it over and over again - children will absolutely love it The Bookseller Adults will be revolted and struggle to read to the end; children, I'm afraid, will just love it Nursery World

About the Author

Giles Andreae

Giles Andreae was born in London in 1966. His books have sold over 3 million copies worldwide, making him one of the most successful children’s authors working today. He began writing when he was at primary school and gets a lot of his ideas from trying to keep his own children entertained.

Giles is the hugely successful and talented author behind numerous award-winning children's books, including the bestselling Giraffes Can't Dance. He is also the creator of the well-known Purple Ronnie and Edward Monkton poetry ranges. Giles lives in London with his wife and four children.

His top tips for becoming a writer are: read a lot, write a lot and write from the heart.

Author photo copyright: Martin Salter

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

30th September 2010



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