The Entertainer by Emma Dodd

The Entertainer

Written by Emma Dodd
Illustrated by
Part of the Emma Dodd Series Series


The Entertainer by Emma Dodd

When an entertainer dressed as a big cuddly bear arrives at a fancy dress party, the children are delighted. He makes them hoot with laughter as he drinks water from a vase, goes wild on his skateboard and bursts all the balloons. So after a fond farewell at the end of the day, everyone is surprised when another entertainer turns up, full of apologies for being late. A hilarious romp from the inimitable Emma Dodd.


Written in easy to read rhyme, The Entertainer is the fun story of an entertainer hired for a children's birthday party. The entertainer arrives dressed as a bear and goes on to cause havoc at the party, which all goes down very well with the guests. He slips on a skateboard, drinks the water from a vase of flowers, bursts balloons and eats the party food before falling asleep on the table. OF course, as soon as he leaves, the doorbell rings and the real entertainer arrives!

About the Author

Emma Dodd

Emma Dodd was brought up in a family of artists and from as far back as she can remember she has wanted to be an illustrator. I Love My Mummy, written by Giles Andreae and illustrated by Emma, won the Booktrust award in 2010. Among Emma’s favourite things in life are surfing with her kids, punctuality and Scrabble. Things she cannot abide include heights, pate and children who complain that they are bored. ‘How can you ever be bored,’ she says, ‘when you can always draw a picture?’ Emma lives in Surrey.

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32 pages


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Templar Publishing

Publication date

1st July 2014



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