Hooey Higgins and the Tremendous Trousers by Steve Voake
  

Synopsis

Hooey Higgins and the Tremendous Trousers by Steve Voake

Like explosions? Like trousers? Like to see some exploding trousers? Read this book and you ...might! Like explosions? Like trousers? Like to see some exploding trousers? Read this book and you ...might! The world's a dangerous place, innit? Have you ever found yourself In Danger and thought, What I really need is a pair of super-protective trousers to keep me safe from crocodiles, flying toffee-apples and log-flume malfunctions? Yes? Well, come visit Shrimpton-on-Sea, where Hooey, Will and Twig are working on their genius health and safety invention - the all-new-super-TremTroo!

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* Fun adventure with bags of smiles. - Liverpool Echo

About the Author

Steve Voake

Steve Voake grew up in Midsomer Norton, near Bath, Somerset. His early ambitions were to play football for England and to be a bomb disposal expert so that he could blow stuff up. His favourite pastime was racing home made go-carts (and crashing them) with his friends.

As an adult
After studying for a degree in philosophy, Steve sold ice-creams in the south of France before becoming a primary school teacher. He spent eight very happy years as headteacher of the 'Jack and Jill' school in Kilmersdon, Somerset. The original well from the nursery rhyme can still be found in the playground at the top of the hill.

As an artist
In order to find time to write his first novel, The Dreamwalker's Child, Steve used to get up at 3 a.m. and work for several hours before anyone else was awake. He has written two sequels, The Web of Fire and The Starlight Conspiracy. Steve became a full-time writer in 2005, but still finds that he gets more done if he gets up early!

Things you didn't know about Steve Voake
1. He once threw dry ice into the sea to make smoke and sell more ice-creams.
2. He had a guinea pig called Hammy because he thought it was a hamster.
3. He won an award for Best Comedy Performance at Bath Drama Festival.
4. His favourite animals are prairie dogs and meerkats (joint winners).
5. He loves to play the guitar.
6. His favourite colour is blue and he hates celery.
7. He forgot to concentrate during a parachute jump and nearly landed in a river.
8. He is the cousin of author/illustrator Charlotte Voake.
9. He thinks peanut butter and banana sandwiches are a match made in heaven.
10. He doesn't eat them very often because they would make him tubby.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
144 pages
Interest Age: From 6

Author

Steve Voake
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

6th September 2010

ISBN

9781406322361


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