Patrick the Party-hater by Emily Smith
  

Synopsis

Patrick the Party-hater by Emily Smith

Balloons! Sausages on sticks! An entertainer! Oh NO! It must be a party ...Patrick loves making models and creating his own inventions. He does not love Musical Bumps, big crowds and having to be jolly. But his mum is convinced that going to parties is good for him. She even wants him to have one of his own. Surely there must be a better idea?

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Clever and wryly observant -- Michael Thorn TES Well-paced with a dramatic crescendo and appealing, amusing illustrations Junior This is a superb book which is a joy to read Write Away! This is an engaging and sensitive story ... Jam-packed with fun and a wonderful read Carlisle News & Star Another excellent offering from this award-winning author Teaching and Learning

About the Author

Emily Smith is a journalist and mother of three children. Her very first children's book, ASTRID THE AU PAIR FROM OUTER SPACE, won the silver medal in the 6-8 age group, at the Smarties Prize 1999. Her next title for Young Corgi, THE SHRIMP, won the 6-8 age group Smarties gold medal in 2000.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

Emily Smith
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Publisher

Corgi Childrens an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

4th August 2009

ISBN

9780552561853


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