Unfortunately by Alan Durant
  

Synopsis

Unfortunately by Alan Durant

When you are walking through the jungle, almost anything can happen. Unfortunately, sometimes it's bad, but fortunately, sometimes it's good ...Children will love this funny and original story full of different twists and turns with a fabulously unexpected ending! Written by an award-winning author, the story is brought to vivid and vibrant life by the illustrator of the bestselling, award-winning illustrator of Ten Little Pirates.

Reviews

A twisting turning tale of wit and adventure in the jungle Bookseller It flows wonderfully: never jumping too quickly or too slowly from one unfortunate/fortunate episode to the next. It's an action-packed adventure, with plenty of wide-eyed silliness throughout. Every page is an adventure in itself...a book to read time and time again The Bookbag A thrilling story Mother & Baby This lively picture book is lots of fun. Bookseller Fortunately you'll never guess what happens next in this twisty-turny fun filled story which under fives will enjoy again and again Bury Free Press Series A book to read time and time again. It's brilliant. Bookbag Twisty-turny fun filled story which under fives will enjoy again and again! Bury Free Press

About the Author

Alan Durant

Alan Durant is the author of books for a wide age-range, from picture books such as Burger Boy to top-end teenage thrillers. He also writes prize-winning poetry.

He was born in Surrey, went to Trinity School in Croydon and then to Keble College, Oxford to read English. Having worked as a copywriter at Walker Books, he is now a full-time author. He’s married, with three children and lives just outside London. He does a lot of school visits throughout the UK and abroad and also runs writing workshops.

In 2007 he won the Portsmouth Children's Picture Book Award for Burger Boy and the Stockport Children's Book Award for Football Fever. He has won the Kingston Borough/Waterstone's Poetry Prize on two occasions. In 2008 he won The Royal Mail Award for Scottish Children's Books for Billy Monster's Daymare which also won the 2009 Portsmouth Children's Book Award.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: To 5

Author

Alan Durant
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Author's Website

www.alandurant.co.uk/

Publisher

Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

5th May 2011

ISBN

9781408311257


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