Wilf the Mighty Worrier is King of the Jungle by Georgia Pritchett
  

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Wilf the Mighty Worrier is King of the Jungle by Georgia Pritchett

'A total delight of a, what I call, book' MIRANDA HART Wilf the Mighty Worrier: Saves the World is shortlisted for the Laugh Out Loud Book Awards Meet Wilf. He worries a lot. He is a Mighty Worrier. And now his evil next door neighbour is taking his quest for world domination on holiday to Africa! Can Wilf save the day again? Join Wilf on an animal-tastic jungle adventure, with laughs on every page and exuberant illustrations by the talented Jamie Littler.

Reviews

A lively, funny story that should delight and reassure many children who are worriers themselves Jacqueline Wilson Genuinely touching and wonderfully funny. A total delight of a, what I call, book. Miranda Hart ... great to read aloud as there are lots of opportunities for silly voices...The author really draws the reader in and they will soon become totally immersed in Wilf's crazy adventures. Parents In Touch With fantastic attention to all the funny details that make Wilf's life (and his nemesis, Alan) so worrisome, this is a truly laugh-out-loud read that also has a reassuring message for children who worry about the world -- Anna Loudon Book Trust An endearing story that will have worriers everywhere cheering for this unlikely hero Mother Daughter Bookclub Funny, imaginative and adventurous...anyone should read this to turn their frown upside down. Guardian Children's Book Reviews This book is great and will make you laugh from start to finish -- Emily & Macy Drew, aged 8 & 7 years Kidaround Magazine (North Essex)

About the Author

Georgia Pritchett is a comedy writer who has written for a number of TV comedies and comedians including The Thick Of It, Veep, Miranda, Have I Got News For You, Smack the Pony, Graham Norton, Jo Brand, Paul Merton, Lenny Henry, Ronnie Corbett, Wallace and Gromit and several other real, fictional and occasionally plasticine people. Wilf the Mighty Worrier is Georgia's first work for children. She lives in London with her partner and two children. Jamie is a St. Albans-based illustrator who graduated from the Arts Institute at Bournemouth in 2008, and won a High Commendation in the Macmillan Children's Book Award in the same year. Since then Jamie has worked with many varied clients, and his debut children's book, 'MUM'S THE WORD', written by Timothy Knapman, is to be published by Hodder Children's Books in 2013. He is the creator, writer and illustrator of the on-going comic series 'COGG & SPROKIT' which is serialised in the Phoenix Comic, and his debut fiction series 'ATOMIC!', published by Scholastic Children's Books, written and created by Guy Bass, was released in 2012. When not trying to tame his un-naturally fast growing hair, he likes drawing, colouring in, cutting things out and sticking things in. Whatever medium he uses, Jamie tries to create a 'hand-made', organic and energetic feeling in his work. His interests are pretty wide and varied; although he does have a soft spot for wild animals and things that go bump in the night. Jamie is represented by Jodie Marsh at United Agents. Jamie Littler graduated from the Arts Institute at Bournemouth in 2008. He has won a High Commendation Award at the Macmillan Children's Book Awards and is the creator of 'Cogg and Sprokit', which is serialised in the PHOENIX. He has worked on high-profile projects including The Famous Five. Follow him on Twitter @jamieillustrate or visit his website at http://jamielittler.co.uk/

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Format

Paperback
192 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

Georgia Pritchett
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Publisher

Quercus Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

7th April 2016

ISBN

9781848669062


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