Burger Boy by Alan Durant
  

Burger Boy

Written by Alan Durant
Illustrated by Mei Matsuoka

Synopsis

Burger Boy by Alan Durant

Benny liked burgers. Benny LOVED burgers. Burgers were the only food that Benny would eat. You'll turn into a burger one day, his mum warned. And one day, Benny did. And that is just the start of a madcap chase in which the hapless Benny is pursued across the countryside by a mob of hungry dogs, boys and angry cows. An hilarious cautionary tale with a twist from a winning author and artist team.

Reviews

'A tongue-in-cheek modern fable about a little boy who likes fast food too much.'

* Publishing News * Its witty rhymes and sprightly illustrations will definitely entertain everyone. * Evening Standard * Great fun! * Mother and Baby * The illustrations are fantastic, and Benny's transformation into a burger and bun is hilarious. . . A great culinary cautionary tale. * myBooksmag * Burger Boy manages to extol the virtues of healthy eating in a balanced way * Scotland on Sunday *

About the Author

Alan Durant

Alan Durant is the author of books for a wide age-range, from picture books such as Burger Boy to top-end teenage thrillers. He also writes prize-winning poetry.

He was born in Surrey, went to Trinity School in Croydon and then to Keble College, Oxford to read English. Having worked as a copywriter at Walker Books, he is now a full-time author. He’s married, with three children and lives just outside London. He does a lot of school visits throughout the UK and abroad and also runs writing workshops.

In 2007 he won the Portsmouth Children's Picture Book Award for Burger Boy and the Stockport Children's Book Award for Football Fever. He has won the Kingston Borough/Waterstone's Poetry Prize on two occasions. In 2008 he won The Royal Mail Award for Scottish Children's Books for Billy Monster's Daymare which also won the 2009 Portsmouth Children's Book Award.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Alan Durant
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Author's Website

www.alandurant.co.uk/

Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

1st June 2006

ISBN

9781842705377

Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

Publisher's Website

www.andersenpress.co.uk


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