James Patterson (Author) JAMES PATTERSON is the internationally bestselling author of the highly praised Middle School books, Kenny Wright: Superhero, Word of Mouse, Pottymouth and Stoopid, Laugh Out Loud, and the I Funny, Jacky Ha-Ha, Treasure Hunters, House of Robots, Confessions, Maximum Ride, Witch & Wizard and Daniel X series. James Patterson's books have sold more than 375 million copies worldwide, making him one of the biggest-selling authors of all time. He lives in Florida. Steven Butler (Author) Steven is the Roald Dahl Funny Prize shortlisted author of The Wrong Pong series (Puffin Books) and The Diary of Dennis The Menace series (Puffin Books/D C Thomson). He's also an actor, dancer and trained aerialist as well as a keen observer of trolls and their disgusting habits. His primary school headmaster was the fantastically funny author Jeremy Strong. Steven lives in London. Richard Watson (Illustrator) Richard Watson is an illustrator based in North Lincolnshire and has been working on children's books since graduating in 2003 with a degree in Illustration from the University of Lincoln. A few of his other interests include cinema, wildlife and music.
December 2018 Book of the Month | Irrepressible young dog Junior is back with a dog’s-eye view of Christmas, or as he knows it Crisp-Mouth.This will be his first Crisp-Mouth, but he’s heard all about it from one of the old dogs at the dog’s home, and now settled with the Khatchadorians is very excited at the prospect of filling his mouth with canine crispy crackers! His enthusiasm knows no bounds, and it proves a real struggle to be good, especially as Junior consistently gets things WRONG… Junior’s breathless narrative style and Richard Wilson’s illustrations make this super-readable, and newly confident readers will love this funny story and its bouncy, endlessly optimistic narrator.