I Don't Believe it, Archie! by Andrew Norriss


I Don't Believe it, Archie! by Andrew Norriss

Odd things happen to Archie every day. Some very odd things. On Monday, a piano rolls down the hill and traps his new friend Cyd in her mum's car. And then a lorry tips a load of gravel on top of it. At least Cyd finds it exciting. Though of course she doesn't believe that this sort of thing happens to Archie every day. Until Tuesday, when Archie finds a dead dog in his pocket...Join Archie and Cyd for a whole week's worth of completely surprising and outrageously funny escapades.


This is a hilarious story - you won't believe it either, when you see what befalls Archie ... All illustrated with a light touch and great humour Parents in Touch A whole load of unbelievable and outrageously funny things happen to Archie in the course of a week in this entertaining book for independent early readers Oxford Times A quirky story that is sure to amuse the most reluctant of readers ... The whimsical black and white illustrations lend to the humor. I Don't Believe it, Archie! is an entertaining and quick read that is sure to convince readers of the serendipity that follows Archie around wherever he may go. With the help of a friend, he learns to appreciate life's unusual surprises. HTRnews .com a bundle of fun School Librarian Journal

About the Author

Andrew Norriss

Andrew Norriss was born in 1947, went to Trinity College, Dublin, and then became a school teacher because a woman called Mrs Morrison told him to. In 1982, another woman told him he should be a writer, so he did that instead, partly because of the money, but mostly because it means you can watch movies in the afternoon.

He lives in a thatched cottage in a little Hampshire village with a loving wife and two wonderful children, and life would be pretty near perfect if he could just get rid of the moles on the lawn, and his son didn’t leave marmalade dribbling down the side of the jar so that it stuck on your fingers when you picked it up in the morning.

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128 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

13th February 2014



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