Pamela Butchart - Author

About the Author

As a child, Pamela Butchart was lucky enough to grow up in a house full of pets, have a mum and dad who were bonkers, and go to The Best Most Awesome Primary School in the WorldTM. As a student, Pamela's student jobs included: fishwife, teaching basketball in America, phlebotomist, and Artist Liaison for a (really bad) Abba tribute band. Now, Pamela teaches philosophy to teenagers and spends all day pondering questions such as, 'Is time travel possible?' and 'How do I know I'm not really a robot?' The stories write themselves really...Pamela lives in Dundee with her husband, Andy, and their two cats, Bear & Carlos. Carlos only has one eye and is Pamela's hero.

Featured books by Pamela Butchart

The Phantom Lollipop Man

The Phantom Lollipop Man

7+ readers 9+ readers

Author: Pamela Butchart Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/02/2018

Izzy and her friends are shocked when they find their lollipop man has disappeared! Maisie thinks he's gone to Rome but if that's true, why do they keep seeing a weird white wispy cloud around the school? And why do Izzy's legs feel cold even though she's got tights on? Could it be that the lollipop man is a phantom and he's come to spook them all?! Laugh-out-loud fun from Blue Peter Award winners Pamela Butchart and Thomas Flintham. Read more of Izzy's adventures!

There's a Werewolf in My Tent!

There's a Werewolf in My Tent!

7+ readers

Author: Pamela Butchart Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/05/2017

The Spy Who Loved School Dinners

The Spy Who Loved School Dinners

7+ readers

Author: Pamela Butchart Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/07/2014

Winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2015 - Best Story    Izzy is really pleased to have been put in charge of the new girl at school. Matilde is French, and Izzy and her friends can't wait to show her their den and its moth, and to help her avoid school dinners (also known as poison). But Matilde LOVES school dinners and even has seconds! And that's when they know. Matilde is a spy and she has come to find out their secrets. They must stop her before it's TOO LATE!!!

Other books by Pamela Butchart

Secret Seven: Mystery of the Theatre Ghost

Secret Seven: Mystery of the Theatre Ghost

Author: Pamela Butchart, Enid Blyton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/02/2019

A second, action-packed Secret Seven adventure by prize-winning author Pamela Butchart, brilliantly illustrated by Tony Ross. The Secret Seven are excited to be chosen as extras in a local play, but during the opening performances things go seriously wrong. Could someone be trying to sabotage? The cast and crew are adamant that a theatre ghost must be causing the mysterious accidents, but the Seven aren't convinced. It's up to the gang and their spaniel Scamper to find out who is really behind the mischief - and why! Set in the same world and time as the original stories by Enid Blyton, both Mystery of the Skull and this fantastic new book satisfyingly extend the series for fans old and new. Both stories are brought to life by Tony Ross's brilliant illustrations throughout. Join the Secret Seven for more mystery, excitement, friendship and FUN than ever before! Read all 15 stories in the original Secret Seven series ... Also look out for Secret Seven Brain Games - a fun and tricky puzzle book! * Enid Blyton (R), The Secret Seven (R) and Enid Blyton's signature are registered trade marks of Hodder & Stoughton Limited. No trade mark or copyrighted material may be reproduced without the express written permission of the trade mark and copyright owner.

Paid Byth a Goglais Teigr/Never Tickle a Tiger

Paid Byth a Goglais Teigr/Never Tickle a Tiger

Author: Pamela Butchart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/12/2018

There's A Yeti In The Playground!

There's A Yeti In The Playground!

Author: Pamela Butchart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2018

Izzy and friends are excited! The snow is falling fast and they're hoping they'll all be sent home early. But then they hear weird noises in the playground, and find a big footprint in the snow... And that's when they know! There's a YETI in the playground and it's HUNGRY! Laugh-out-loud fun from Blue Peter Award winners Pamela Butchart and Thomas Flintham. Read more of Izzy's adventures! Baby Aliens Got My Teacher The Spy Who Loved School Dinners My Headteacher Is a Vampire Rat Attack of the Demon Dinner Ladies To Wee Or Not To Wee! There's a Werewolf In My Tent! The Phantom Lollipop Man!

The Phantom Lollipop Man

The Phantom Lollipop Man

7+ readers 9+ readers

Author: Pamela Butchart Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/02/2018

Izzy and her friends are shocked when they find their lollipop man has disappeared! Maisie thinks he's gone to Rome but if that's true, why do they keep seeing a weird white wispy cloud around the school? And why do Izzy's legs feel cold even though she's got tights on? Could it be that the lollipop man is a phantom and he's come to spook them all?! Laugh-out-loud fun from Blue Peter Award winners Pamela Butchart and Thomas Flintham. Read more of Izzy's adventures!

There's a Werewolf in My Tent!

There's a Werewolf in My Tent!

7+ readers

Author: Pamela Butchart Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/05/2017

Pugly On Ice

Pugly On Ice

Author: Pamela Butchart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/11/2016

Pugly has NEW ice skates and a new SPARKLY outfit, and he is READY to win PETS ON ICE! But someone wants the gold medal very badly and they will stop at nothing to get it. Can Pugly pirouette on to the podium, or will he be cut down in his furry prime? 'Pugly' is a laugh-out-loud series about a very adventurous pug, written by Pamela Butchart, winner of the Blue Peter Best Story Award and the Children's Book Award. The hilarious illustrations are by Gemma Correll. Have you read about Pugly's other adventures? Pugly Bakes a Cake Pugly Solves a Crime

Wigglesbottom Primary: The Magic Hamster

Wigglesbottom Primary: The Magic Hamster

Author: Pamela Butchart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/2016

Three more stories of primary school mayhem as 2F set out to solve the real mysteries of life. Does the classroom hamster have magical powers? When Lauren swallows a fly, will she ACTUALLY turn into one? And who, or what, is ROBOT BOY? Look out for other Wigglesbottom titles! The Shark in the Pool The Toilet Ghost

Attack of the Demon Dinner Ladies

Attack of the Demon Dinner Ladies

Author: Pamela Butchart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2016

Izzy and her friends have never liked school dinners. And they're getting worse. The dinner ladies are acting strangely (making up random rules, wearing hats, and cooking new food, even more horrible than usual). Lollipop man mentions there is a new head dinner lady and calls her a bit of a legend (in a bad way) and that she used to be here a long, long time ago and has returned. Izzy and friends wonder if she is the reason for the strange behaviour. They wonder why she has returned. They find out she was fired. They speculate as to why and decide she's a demon who's returned to do bad things. Because why wouldn't she be?

Yikes, Ticklysaurus!

Yikes, Ticklysaurus!

Author: Pamela Butchart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2015

Sometimes it can get a little boring being a dinosaur and hanging out around the swamp all day, but not when Ticklysaurus is around . . . UP jumped Ticklysaurus, and gave his arms a wiggle. Quick run, it's time for TICKLE CHASE - I'll make you dinos giggle. Join Tickly and his friends as they dash, crash, splish, splash, wiggle and giggle in this prehistoric side-splitter of a picture book. But there's someone that doesn't like being tickled at all - is Tickly brave enough to tickle a T-Rex?

Petunia Perry and the Curse of the Ugly Pigeon

Petunia Perry and the Curse of the Ugly Pigeon

Author: Pamela Butchart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2015

Petunia Perry has decided to write her memoirs. She wants the world to know what it's like to start secondary school with a best friend who stages one-person flash mobs in the canteen, a mother who over-shares at parents' evenings and an unwelcome suitor who draws pictures of her as a unicorn. But it's when she decides to start a band with a spoon-player and a lead-singer who's a cat that things take a turn for the truly crazy...

Never Tickle a Tiger

Never Tickle a Tiger

Author: Pamela Butchart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/02/2015

Izzy is always shuffling, jiggling, squirming and twitching. She just can't keep still! So when Izzy's school go on a trip to the zoo, her teacher warns her to behave. She must never wriggle, she must never fidget and she must certainly NEVER TICKLE A TIGER! But does Izzy listen? She does NOT - and what happens next throws the zoo into complete chaos. With eye-catching illustrations by the internationally acclaimed bestselling illustrator, Marc Boutavant, Never Tickle a Tiger will amaze and delight children and parents alike! It includes a spectacular double gatefold for the grand chaotic reveal.

Yikes, Santa-CLAWS!

Yikes, Santa-CLAWS!

Author: Pamela Butchart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/10/2014

It was Christmas Eve and the dino-tots were tucked up in bed dreaming of Christmas magic . . . But where were the jolly jingle bells? The hearty Ho! Ho! Ho! ? And who was this green scaly creature stomping through the snow? YIKES, It's Santa-CLAWS and he's causing chaos. Can ANYONE stop him and save the day? Find out in this crazy Christmas caper.

The Spy Who Loved School Dinners

The Spy Who Loved School Dinners

7+ readers

Author: Pamela Butchart Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/07/2014

Winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2015 - Best Story    Izzy is really pleased to have been put in charge of the new girl at school. Matilde is French, and Izzy and her friends can't wait to show her their den and its moth, and to help her avoid school dinners (also known as poison). But Matilde LOVES school dinners and even has seconds! And that's when they know. Matilde is a spy and she has come to find out their secrets. They must stop her before it's TOO LATE!!!

Yikes, Stinkysaurus!

Yikes, Stinkysaurus!

Author: Pamela Butchart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2014

Stinkysaurus is the smelliest dinosaur in the whole wide world, and don't the other dinosaurs know it! The dinos rushed for cover, When Stinkysaurus was about! He smelled so bad that just one whiff, Could knock a T-Rex out! He never ever brushed his teeth, So his breath was super-grotty. And, poo! You won't believe the smells, That parped out from his botty! Yikes, Stinkysaurus! Finally, however, the other dinosaurs decide that the time has come for Stinkysaurus to take a bath. But will Stinkysaurus agree? Find out in this pong-fest of a picture book.

Baby Aliens Got My Teacher

Baby Aliens Got My Teacher

Author: Pamela Butchart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2014

One day Izzy and her friends are surprised to find that their teacher, Miss Jones, is actually being nice to them. This is the woman who was caught secretly smiling when Maisie Miller fell off her chair. There can only be one conclusion: she's been taken over by aliens, and now she wants to make them all aliens too!

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