Manfred the Baddie by John Fardell
  

Synopsis

Manfred the Baddie by John Fardell

Kidnapping inventors, stealing from art museums, conducting acts of piracy on the high seas. Will Manfred ever learn his lesson? He is even nasty to his own henchmen! John Fardell's inventive story and richly detailed artwork combine to make an exciting, hilarious book that children will want to read time and time again.

Reviews

'A gloriously colourful adventure'

'Laugh aloud funny.will repay reading time and time again'

'The pace never slows.told with an abundance of realistic detail.This is a wonderful piece of escapism'

'A lightning-paced, skilfully streamlined caper.Demonstrating a sure hand at fantasy, adventure and suspense'

's Weekly 'A wonderful picture book for pre-schoolers'

'Children will delight in the quirky drawings and love the ending. A classic in the making'

About the Author

John Fardell
John Fardell works as a freelance cartoonist, illustrator, designer and puppeteer. A regular contributor to Viz (he is the creator of The Modern Parents and The Critics amongst others), his work has also appeared in the Independent, the Evening Standard, the New Statesman, the Glasgow Herald and The List. He is married with two boys and lives in Edinburgh.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

John Fardell
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Publisher

Quercus Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
www.quercusbooks.co.uk

Publication date

6th August 2009

ISBN

9781849160445


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