Even Sillier Seriously Silly Stories! by Laurence Anholt
  

Even Sillier Seriously Silly Stories!

Written by Laurence Anholt
Illustrated by Arthur Robins
Part of the Seriously Silly Stories Series

Synopsis

Even Sillier Seriously Silly Stories! by Laurence Anholt

Once upon a time there was a football-crazy boy, a fun-free town and a girl who got lost in the forest - but did they all live happily ever after? Open up to find out what happens next in these brain-ticklingly brilliant Seriously Silly Stories! They're scarily silly!Includes Cinderboy, The Fried Piper of Hamstring (Shortlisted for the Notts Children's Book Award), Ghostyshocks and the Three Scares (Children's Book Award Pick of the Year).

Reviews

An enjoyable romp through these madcap retellings of traditional tales will amuse and entertain the young reader... sure to be popular with boys and girls alike. * Carousel * Three hilarious short stories that might remind you of ones you know. They encourage newly developing or reluctant readers, but are great fun for all ages and abilities. * Primary Times * Fantastically funny. * tBk Magazine * It is written in an amusing way with good descriptions. I think this book is very funny. * Guardian * These are fabulous, short stories that will have youngsters who are ready to read short stories on their own lapping up every word and laughing on every page. Add the chaotic style illustrations and these are a sure-fire winner for any young reader. * Birmingham Post * Hilarious short stories that will have you laughing out loud * Primary Times * Three hilarious short stories that might remind you of ones you know...they encourage newly developing or reluctant readers, but are great fun for all ages and abilities * Primary Times * These are imaginative developments of well known tales such as 'Snow White and the Seven Aliens

'Ghostyshocks and the Three Scares', total incentives to read for fun. * The School Librarian * It is written in an amusing way. I think this book is very funny * guardian.co.uk * These are fabulous short stories that will have youngsters who are ready to read short stories on their own lapping up every word and laughing on every page. Add the chaotic style illustrations and these are a sure-fire winner for any young reader * Birmingham Post * An enjoyable romp through these madcap retellings of traditional tales will amuse and entertain the young reader...sure to be popular with girls and boys alike * Carousel *'

About the Author

Laurence Anholt

Laurence Anholt has written over seventy books, many in collaboration with his wife Catherine. They are both highly regarded in the UK and abroad as a successful author/illustrator team, and have had their books translated into many different languages. They met as undergraduates at Falmouth School of Art, and went on to achieve Master’s Degrees from the Royal Academy of Art and the Royal College respectively. The books which they have collaborated on are based firmly within their own family’s experiences, and many of Catherine’s illustrations depict scenes which families will recognise. It is this element which has helped to make their books so successful. Laurence also writes and illustrates his own books, and has written books with other illustrators, notably the Seriously Silly Stories, a topsy turvy series based on traditional tales but with a wonderful new twist. These were hilariously illustrated by Arthur Robins. In this series, Snow White and the Seven Aliens was awarded The Smarties Book Prize, and was shortlisted for the Federation of Children’s Book Groups Children’s Book Award and the Experian Big Three Book Prize. Daft Jack and the Beanstack was on the Sheffield Book Award shortlist and Ghostyshocks and the Three Scares was Pick of the Year for the Children’s Book Award. Laurence writes for a wide range of ages and is one of the most popular authors of today. Catherine and Laurence Anholt live in Lyme Regis with their three children.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
192 pages

Author

Laurence Anholt
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Author's Website

www.anholt.co.uk/all-about-...

Publisher

Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

1st January 2013

ISBN

9781408324202


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