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James Thorp - Author

About the Author

Superhairie 1: JAMES V THORP

Raised in a den - on a farm - in Gloucestershire.
Educated by dogs.
Shipped to San Francisco.
Worked as a toupee for a balding poet.
Learned to write and read the word ‘piano’.
Joined a rock-group as a hairy chest.
Returned to UK.
Voted London’s best-dressed caveman.
Began collaborating with fellow Neanderthal Angus. C. Mackinnon.
Made some toast.
Wrote a surreal poem based on real events.

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The Boy who Knew Nothing

The Boy who Knew Nothing

Author: James Thorp Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/07/2019

On the day he was born, before he could crawl, the boy who knew nothing, knew nothing at all. There is a boy who knows nothing at all - everyone tells him so. One day he discovers a strange creature in his parents' wardrobe and of course he doesn't know what it is. The funny thing is that his mum and dad can't tell him either. Determined to identify his new friend, the boy who knows nothing goes on a quest for information!

The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room

Author: James Thorp Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/06/2019

It starts with an 'oops' a 'look out' and a 'crash' then in walks Father Giant with his quivering moustache.... When Father Giant's favourite china elephant is smashed, he wants to know who the culprit is. It's not Olive and her brother, Grub, so who did it?

The Boy who Knew Nothing

The Boy who Knew Nothing

Author: James Thorp Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2019

On the day he was born, before he could crawl, the boy who knew nothing, knew nothing at all. There is a boy who knows nothing at all - everyone tells him so. One day he discovers a strange creature in his parents' wardrobe and - surprise, surprise - he doesn't know what it is. The funny thing is that his mum and dad can't tell him either. Determined to identify his new friend, the boy who knows nothing sets out on a quest for information! A superbly surreal picture book from the author and illustrator of The Elephant in the Room.

The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room

Author: James Thorp Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/10/2017

Someone has smashed Father Giant's favourite elephant. It wasn't Olive and her brother Grub. Nor was it the naughty newt, the laughing lady or the yucky yak. So WHO is the culprit? A magnificently madcap mystery that will keep readers guessing until the very end.

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