The Cunning Plan by Caryl Hart
  

The Cunning Plan

Written by Caryl Hart
Illustrated by Alex T. Smith
Part of the Foxy Tales Series

RRP £5.99

Synopsis

The Cunning Plan by Caryl Hart

Foxy DuBois is on a mission to get rich quick. Only one thing stands in her way - Alphonso the Alligator! Can Foxy's hair-brained schemes make enough money to keep Alphonso fed? Or will Foxy DuBois find herself on the menu? An hilarious new series for young readers from an award-winning author-illustrator team. Alex's first fiction series - Claude - was selected for the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club and the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize, and he is the World Book Day Illustrator 2014. Caryl has been shortlisted for the Red House Award and won many awards, including the Stockport Award.

Reviews

Wildly illustrated on every page by Alex T Smith. Early reading... made highly enjoyable. Independent on Sunday Praise for Claude: 'The author is a comparative newcomer to picture books; on this evidence, he should go far.

'A handsome creation.'

's Bookseller 'I loved everything about this book.'

... full of comic touches and lots of detail... great fun. * * * * Bookbag Playful... anarchic... wicked sense of humour... great fun. Teach Primary Chaos prevails in this very funny story... perfect for those beginning to gain confidence in their reading. Primary Times Alex's fantastic illustrations bring this great caper to life, a brilliant new series for newly confident readers. Ruth Swindon (The Bookworm) A funny and exciting story. School Librarian Fast-paced, funny and with the marvellous illustrations one would expect from Smith... an entertaining and recommended read for the infant age group. English 4-11

About the Author

Caryl Hart

Caryl is a full time children's writer, who also runs creative workshops with local schools. Her first picture book, Don't Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate! won two regional awards, and is shortlisted for a third. She lives in the Peak District with her guitar-playing husband, two cheeky daughters, one extremely fluffy black cat, a goldfish, four hens and a dog called Roo. As well as writing, Caryl loves walking in the hills, swimming, snuggling, baking, weeding, running, sleeping, chatting, and sitting in cafes.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
176 pages

Author

Caryl Hart
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Author's Website

www.carylhart.com/

Publisher

Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

1st February 2014

ISBN

9781444909319


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