My Book of Stuff by Alan MacDonald


My Book of Stuff by Alan MacDonald

Dirty Bertie has his own fun-packed book of activities, chock full of entertaining stuff to do. All created by the Master of Muck himself, from join-the-nit puzzles to creepy crawly crosswords, this book is guaranteed to keep children quiet for hours ...apart from all the giggling! Contents include puzzles, word searches, word mazes, spot the differences, odd one outs, crosswords, revolting matching activities, revolting recipes, colouring, quizzes, things to make and do, Bertie's hilarious Top Tens and more!

About the Author

Alan MacDonald

Alan was born in Watford and went to university in Bangor, North Wales, where he studied English and Drama. He started working life in a travelling theatre company, visiting schools all over the country & writing much of their material. He says it was a useful apprenticeship - if the audience didn't like the play, they talked through it or threw bits of paper at the actors. He very quickly learned what children liked.

A keen football fan, Alan has supported Watford FC since childhood. Many of his stories have a football focus - which he rates as the next best thing to playing for England! He dreamed of becoming a professional footballer, but when he won a pen in a writing competition, his fate was sealed.

Alan has written over eighty children's books, which have been translated into many languages and won several awards. In 2010, Dirty Bertie: Loo! was winner of the Leicestershire Children's Book Prize. Alan also writes for TV, including the hugely popular 'Horrid Henry' on CITV.

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96 pages
Interest Age: From 6


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Publication date

19th May 2008



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