Horror!

Written by Alan MacDonald

Illustrated by David Roberts

Part of the Dirty Bertie Series

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In Horror! join Bertie as he sneaks into a scary film, meets a bad-tempered guard dog on his paper round and ruins a priceless work of art on a school trip!  Bertie continues to delight children with his crazy plans, madcap ideas, and of course, disgusting habits. An expert in all things yukky, there’s nothing Bertie likes more than to be surrounded by worms, fleas, bogeys, burps and suspicious smells... And if his enthusiastic young readers are anything to go by, he’s not alone!

Horror! Synopsis

Calling all Dirty Bertie fans! Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another helping of comic chaos! With ever-increasing madcap schemes and crazy capers, Bertie continues to delight his legions of fans who revel in his revolting ways. 

Dirty Bertie is a hugely popular series created by award-winning illustrator, David Roberts (Tyrannosaurus Drip, The Wind in the Willows, The Troll, Eddie Dickens Trilogy). With each hilarious story approximately thirty pages long and split into chapters with illustrations on nearly every spread, Dirty Bertie is ideal for confident readers to enjoy by themselves, or for sharing with your child.

For Dirty Bertie games and downloads visit www.dirtybertiebooks.co.uk

The Good Book Guide Review

Bertie is a boy with disgusting habits who always gets into trouble and whose exploits never go according to plan. This book contains three of his hilariously funny and brilliantly illustrated madcap adventures: a trip to the cinema with Bertie’s gran; an accident in an art gallery; and a run-in with a large dog called Brutus. (Ages 7–9)

Horror! Press Reviews

Boys especially will identify with Bertie and appreciate the gross out humour, especially David's laugh-out-loud illustrations that bring each story to life. Junior Magazine

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ISBN: 9781847154613
Publication date: 06/10/2014
Publisher: Stripes Publishing an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781847154613
Publication date: 6th October 2014
Author: Alan MacDonald
Illustrator: David Roberts
Publisher: Stripes Publishing an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 96 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers, 7+ readers
Genres: Humorous, School Stories
Recommendations: eBooks

About Alan MacDonald

Alan was born in Watford and went to university in Bangor, North Wales, where he studied English and Drama. He started working life in a travelling theatre company, visiting schools all over the country & writing much of their material. He says it was a useful apprenticeship - if the audience didn't like the play, they talked through it or threw bits of paper at the actors. He very quickly learned what children liked.Alan later trained as a drama teacher at Nottingham University, but most of his work in connection with the theatre has been as a writer or ...

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