Dave's Breakfast Blast-Off by Sue Hendra


Dave's Breakfast Blast-Off by Sue Hendra

The hilarious sequel to a modern classic. Written by Sue Hendra, the creator of the bestselling Barry the Fish with Fingers, and illustrated by Lee Wildish, the winner of the Overall Red House Children's Book Award 2013. Dave is a big ol' greedy guts. But oh no! His bowl is empty. The animals in the garden help him find other meals - but what will happen when he eats the dog's food? The answer will have you rolling around the floor with laughter. 'I laughed so much I farted!' Edward, aged 6


Guaranteed to make young connoisseurs of toilet humour very happy. Bookseller Dave is a simple story, brilliantly done. Bookbag A tale guaranteed to give pre-school children the giggles. Cork Evening Echo Bright and funny story with lots of child-friendly repetition. Bournemouth Daily Echo A fun book to share at any time of day. Brighton Argus Very ingenious and very funny. Junior A simple story, brilliantly done. A fine addition to any young book fan's bookshelf. Bookbag Will have youngsters in hysterics. Birmingham Post Very funny. Full of striking, colourful illustrations... purrfect for beginner readers. Primary Times An amazing book that will have people of all ages laughing. Definitely one for our favourites shelf. Fiction Fascination Bound to be a hit with young children who will the silly humour of this story hilarious. A perfect book for sharing and enjoying together, which will provoke lots of laughter and fun. Booktrust

About the Author

Sue Hendra

Sue Hendra says:

"I graduated from the University of Brighton in 1994 and have been working as an illustrator of children's books since then. I've worked on over 70 titles now and I really enjoy it. I used to illustrate completely by hand but now I work on computer as well as painting. In addition to making books I run weekly art clubs for 8- 12 year olds at two of my local museums. I started this a couple of years ago and discovered that I really love working with children. I still live in Brighton and work in a shared studio with seven other artists."

Sue Hendra has made a name for herself creating picture books starring the most endearingly wacky array of characters.

Barry the Fish with Fingers made a big splash when first published in 2009, and has since sold over 100,000 copies. Norman the Slug with the Silly Shell was the bestselling new picture book for the first quarter of 2011, and Keith the Cat with the Magic Hat burst onto the scenes in summer 2012.

Sue Hendra’s Simon & Schuster titles have reached almost 300,000 copies in the UK alone.

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32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


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Publication date

1st January 2015



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