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Itchy, Scritchy, Scratchy Pants

Written by Steve Smallman

Illustrated by Elina Ellis

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Itchy, Scritchy, Scratchy Pants Review

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Well, here’s a book that ticks some absolute favourite first reader boxes: Vikings – tick; bare bottoms – tick; knickers – tick; a bouncy rhyming text just right for reading aloud – tick; lively, action-packed illustrations – tick, tick, tick! The plot concerns some chilly Vikings and their quest to obtain yeti hair with which to knit cosy new knickers, and while it all builds to a tremendous and satisfying climax, most readers will be totally won over on page one, with the lines: “Well, they’d got into a fight, had their undies set alight,/ Now their pants were all in pieces and their bums were turning blue!” Just great fun! 

Andrea Reece

Itchy, Scritchy, Scratchy Pants Synopsis

Five nippy Vikings set out hiking, off on an adventure to find some yeti fluff. As in the chilly weather, no underpants are better, than a pair of knickers knitted from the stuff!

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ISBN: 9781848699410
Publication date: 06/09/2018
Publisher: Little Tiger Press an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781848699410
Publication date: 6th September 2018
Author: Steve Smallman
Illustrator: Elina Ellis
Publisher: Little Tiger Press an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: 3+ readers, 5+ readers
Genres: Humorous
Other Categories: Read Aloud

About Steve Smallman

Steve Smallman lives in Staffordshire with his wife, two dogs and two cats. He has four children and a grandchild. Steve has been illustrating children’s books for almost 30 years and writing his own stories for slightly less. He also teaches illustration workshops in schools, including mural-painting. Steve is the author of Smelly Peter the Great Pea Eater (Winner of the Sheffield Children's Book Award 2009) and The Lamb Who Came for Dinner (Shortlisted for the Red House Children's Book Award and read by Meatloaf on CITV's Bookaboo). When he’s not working, Steve enjoys films, television, gardening and ...

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