Grill Pan Eddy by Jeanne Willis
  

Synopsis

Grill Pan Eddy by Jeanne Willis

'I'm Grill Pan Eddy! Everybody ready? Catch me if you can!' Help! There's a mouse in the house! Grill Pan Eddy is an irrepressible, noisy and unwanted addition to the household, and a hilarious battle of wits ensues as the family tries to get rid of him!

Reviews

The rhymes are as cheeky as Eddy himself, fun to read aloud and almost impossible to get out of your heady. -- Kathryn Ross Scotsman Absolutely hilarious ... there is pure joy in reading it out to younger book lovers. Birmingham Post The great Willis/Ross double act has struck gold again with this hilariously witty rhyming story Angels & Urchins A treat to look forward to [from Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross] is Grill Pan Eddy, whose supermouse antics are related in extremely funny verse. The Bookseller A great book to read aloud. The superb illustration and visual jokes also make it a book over which children will want to linger. -- Bookseller's Choice, Sue Steel The Bookseller

About the Author

Jeanne Willis

Jeanne Willis was born in St Albans and trained as an advertising copywriter at Watford College. She worked for various agencies creating press adverts and TV, cinema and radio commercials. She is now a full-time writer. Jeanne Willis is one of the most successful children’s picture book authors in the UK. She wrote her first book aged five - a slim volume about cats and stitchd together with a painfullly blunt needle so that it looked like a 'real' book. After that, there was no turning back. Having been fired from her Saturday job selling cowboy boots in the Kings Road for chewing gum, and after a brief career as a reptile vet's assistant, she worked as a copywirter and had her first picture book published at the age of 21 (which she wrote whilst pretending to be busy creating adverts for cognac) and has now written over eighty titles. She has won numerous awards, including the Children's Book Award, the Silver Smarties Prize and has been shortlisted for the Whitbread Award. She has written Who’s in the Loo? which won the Red House Children’s Book Award. Her hobbies include gardening, reading (nonfiction), natural history and collecting caterpillars. Jeanne has also worked on scripts for TV, including Polly Pocket and The Slow Norris, and a pilot TV series for Dr Xargle. She lives in North London with her husband and two children.

Photo credit: Justine Stoddart

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: To 5

Author

Jeanne Willis
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Author's Website

jeannewillis.com/

Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

15th May 2008

ISBN

9781842707111

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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