Open Wide by Tom Barber
  

Open Wide

Written by Tom Barber
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Open Wide by Tom Barber

Sam doesn't like going to the dentist, not one little bit! Hiding under the dentist's chair, he is definitely not going to budge. But Mr Murgatroyd, the dentist, has seen trickier customers than Sam, and he distracts Sam with stories about all his other peculiar patients: a hippo with toothache; a beaver who just can't stop nibbling; and a crocodile with a whole mouthful of surprises! Before we know it, Sam has quite forgotten his fears, but he doesn't believe the dentist's stories - does he? Wonderfully funny. Tom Barber has created in Mr Murgatroyd a dentist every child will love. I just wish I'd had a Mr Murgatroyd when I first visited the dentist - a while ago now! Michael Morpurgo

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Wonderfully funny. Tom Barber has created in Mr Murgatroyd a dentist every child will love. I just wish I'd had a Mr Murgatroyd when I first visited the dentist - a while ago now! Michael Morpurgo

About the Author

Tom Barber has had an extraordinarily varied career, having trained as a doctor and psychiatrist, he then worked in horticulture and conservation, running his own landscaping business. Lynne Chapman is one of today's most popular children's book illustrators, with over 25 picture books that she has illustrated and/or written. She lives in Sheffield.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Tom Barber
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Publisher

Pavilion Children's Books an imprint of Pavilion Books

Publication date

24th March 2011

ISBN

9781843651901


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