Harvey, the Boy Who Couldn't Fart by Matthew Johnstone


Harvey, the Boy Who Couldn't Fart by Matthew Johnstone

Young Harvey's life is pretty good except for one thing ...no matter how hard he tries, he just can't fart. Everyone else in his household seems to manage it effortlessly, even the dog - and especially Harvey's grandad, with his great big trouser trumpets . Poor Harvey begins to feel rather sorry for himself. But then Grandad comes up with an ingenious solution...


Enjoyable and amusing...sure to result in gales of laughter for any young boy We Love This Book

About the Author

Matthew Johnstone is a New Zealand-born author, illustrator and photographer. His illustrated titles I Had a Black Dog and Living With a Black Dog are published in numerous languages around the world. Matthew works part-time at the Black Dog Institute, helping people understand mood disorders and teaching them how to build resilience. He lives in Sydney with his family.

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

3rd October 2011



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