Wilf the Mighty Worrier and the Alien Invasion by Georgia Pritchett
  

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Wilf the Mighty Worrier and the Alien Invasion by Georgia Pritchett

Fantastically funny Wilf is now shortlisted for the Laugh Out Loud Book Awards! Meet Wilf. He worries about everything. He is a Mighty Worrier. And now his next door neighbour Alan, the most evil man in the whole world, has decided he wants to be the most evil man in the whole UNIVERSE, with the help of his new rocket ship. When Wilf discovers some angry aliens from Mars in his back garden, he can tell that Alan's trip to outer space has not gone well. Can Wilf get over his fears long enough to help the aliens fight back? Join Wilf as he travels into space for his most out-of-this-world adventure yet!

Reviews

A lively, funny story that should delight and reassure many children who are worriers themselves Jacqueline Wilson Genuinely touching and wonderfully funny. A total delight of a, what I call, book. Miranda Hart ... great to read aloud as there are lots of opportunities for silly voices...The author really draws the reader in and they will soon become totally immersed in Wilf's crazy adventures. Parents In Touch With fantastic attention to all the funny details that make Wilf's life (and his nemesis, Alan) so worrisome, this is a truly laugh-out-loud read that also has a reassuring message for children who worry about the world -- Anna Loudon Book Trust An endearing story that will have worriers everywhere cheering for this unlikely hero Mother Daughter Bookclub Funny, imaginative and adventurous...anyone should read this to turn their frown upside down. Guardian Children's Book Reviews It's a funny and silly adventure that is as bizarre as Wilf's concerns about bald cats Book Trust

About the Author

Georgia Pritchett (Author) Georgia Pritchett is a comedy writer who has written for a number of TV comedies and comedians including The Thick Of It, Veep, Miranda, Have I Got News For You, Smack the Pony, Graham Norton, Jo Brand, Paul Merton, Lenny Henry, Ronnie Corbett, Wallace and Gromit and several other real, fictional and occasionally plasticine people. Wilf the Mighty Worrier is Georgia's first work for children. She lives in London with her partner and two children. Jamie Littler (Illustrator) Jamie Littler graduated from the Arts Institute at Bournemouth in 2008. He has won a High Commendation Award at the Macmillan Children's Book Awards and is the creator of 'Cogg and Sprokit', which is serialised in the PHOENIX. He has worked on high-profile projects including The Famous Five. Follow him on Twitter @jamieillustrate or visit his website at http://jamielittler.co.uk/

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
176 pages
Interest Age: From 6

Author

Georgia Pritchett
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Publisher

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

Publication date

8th September 2016

ISBN

9781784298746


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