Billy Bonkers by Giles Andreae
  

Synopsis

Billy Bonkers by Giles Andreae

Mad stuff just happens with Billy Bonkers! Billy is a bouncy, bubbly, bonkers boy. And wherever he goes, off-the-wall adventures always seem to follow. From bouncing so hard on his trampoline that he bounces up, up and away...into space, and eating so much porridge his stomach puffs up and he floats into the garden tree (and gets stuck...until he burps anyway), to a flight on a deflating lilo to biff a big, vicious shark right on the nose! Along with his wacky dad, brainy sister and down-to-earth mum, Billy's life is never boring, it's bonkers! This zany text is perfectly accompanied by Nick Sharratt's energetic illustrations.

Reviews

A real laugh. The Independent What a joy it is to read this lively book...words and pictures bubble over with riotous fun. The Northern Echo Lovely, frothy stuff. Kids will belly-laugh The Guardian Three lively and amusing stories Carousel It takes a certain amount of panache to carry off great community-saving exploits while wearing one's sister's frilly underpants... Lovely, frothy stuff. Kids will belly-laugh. The Guardian For up-to-date fiction, Giles Andreae's Billy Bonkers is a real laugh. The Independent

About the Author

Giles Andreae

Giles Andreae was born in London in 1966. His books have sold over 3 million copies worldwide, making him one of the most successful children’s authors working today. He began writing when he was at primary school and gets a lot of his ideas from trying to keep his own children entertained.

Giles is the hugely successful and talented author behind numerous award-winning children's books, including the bestselling Giraffes Can't Dance. He is also the creator of the well-known Purple Ronnie and Edward Monkton poetry ranges. Giles lives in London with his wife and four children.

His top tips for becoming a writer are: read a lot, write a lot and write from the heart.

Author photo copyright: Martin Salter

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
128 pages

Author

Giles Andreae
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Publisher

Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

1st October 2005

ISBN

9781846161513


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