Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder: The End of the World. Maybe. by Jo Nesbo
  

Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder: The End of the World. Maybe.

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With crazy inventions, disappearing socks, half-men half-frogs, a moon chameleon invasion and, of course, plenty of super-sonic bottom burps, this is the gang's most explosive adventure yet! Can they stop an alien invasion in its tracks, or is this actually the end of the world?

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Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder: The End of the World. Maybe. by Jo Nesbo

Full of humour and witty dialogue, Jo Nesbo creates wonderfully weird characters and lets his imagination run wild in his Doctor Proctor series. A must read for fans of David Walliams and Roald Dahl.

Everyone is hooked on the hottest competition on TV, The NoroVision Choral Throwdown! Everyone, that is, except for Doctor Proctor, Nilly and Lisa, who are far too busy having fun to watch TV. But when people start acting oddly, the three friends begin to suspect that there's more to the show… Can it really be hypnotising everyone?

Reviews

Praise for Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder: Time-Travel Bath Bomb:

"plenty of toilet humour, and general silliness that kids love." Children's Bookseller

"wickedly entertaining" The Big Issue

Praise for Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder:

"A hilariously funny, totally crazy, and exceptionally brilliant book." - The Guardian

"This terrific book will make you laugh, and cherish your friends." - James Patterson

"A hilarious story... Great to see real talent emerge in a category often dominated by formulaic series." - The Bookseller

"Lashings of silliness, quirkiness, self-deprecating humour, and a rollicking plot." The Bookbag

"Fuelled by farts, this is fast-paced and a delightfully ridiculous adventure." Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading4kids

About the Author

Jo Nesbo

Jo Nesbø is the most successful Norwegian author of all time, selling millions of his adult novels worldwide and becoming widely recognised as one of Europe's foremost crime writers. His debut children's book, Doctor Proctor's Fart Powder, sold more copies in his native Norway than any other children's debut, and rights have been sold in more than 25 countries, including the US.

Revealing Questions for Jo Nesbø:

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. In a climbing wall at Ton Sai, Thailand

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. Laziness

Q. What’s your best quality?
A. Imagination

Q. Who is your favourite fictional hero?
A. Batman

Q. Who is your favourite fictional villain?
A. Joker

Q. What is your favourite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Rock climbing and guitar playing.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
A. Bananas.

Q. What are your 5 favourite songs?

Q. Who are your favourite authors?
A. Knut Hamsun, Vladimir Nabokov, Jim Thompson, Ernest Hemingway, Henrik Ibsen, Charles Bukowski, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain.

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?
A. No. I never do. I probably should, but there are too many books, and I´m such a slow reader and with a limited life span.

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
A. Know your story and then tell it, not the other way around.

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
A. Are you insane?

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Paperback
464 pages

Author

Jo Nesbo
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Author's Website

www.jonesbo.co.uk/

Publisher

Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

26th April 2012

ISBN

9780857073891

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