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Shortlisted for the Children's Book Awards 2019, Books for Younger Readers Category
From the international bestselling creator of Claude comes a brand new hero: Mr Penguin. Indiana Jones meets Hercule Poirot in this series from Alex T. Smith.
Claude won the 5-9 young fiction Sainsbury's Children's Book Award, was selected for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize, the Richard and Judy Book Club and is now a TV star on Disney Junior. Alex T. Smith was a World Book Day Illustrator.
Follow Mr Penguin and Colin as they crash-land on a snowy mountain. Will they be able to solve the mystery of the missing pets? What are the strange noises coming from the abandoned fortress? And will Mr Penguin conquer his fear of flying? Find out in the second Mr Penguin book with plenty of slapstick humour, mystery and adventure. Highly illustrated throughout with a striking black and orange design.
Praise for Mr Penguin and the Lost Treasure:
'Addictive slapstick' - Guardian
'The perfect introduction to mystery stories' - Scotsman
Alex T Smith's second book in the charming and hilarious Mr Penguin series is a plunging plane-ride of action and excitement with a very British sensibility that will delight fans of funny illustrated books. - BookTrust
|Publication date:||20th September 2018|
|Author:||Alex T. Smith|
|Publisher:||Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Other Categories:||Children's Book Award 2017|
A World Book Day Author 2019 Alex T. Smith has drawn and written stories since he could hold a pencil. After considering several career options (space traveller, cake maker, professional rabbit), Alex decided to train to do the job he’d wanted to do since he was five - an illustrator specializing in the world of children’s publishing. Alex graduated with a first-class degree in Illustration in 2006 and also won second place in the Macmillan Prize for Illustration in his final year. Since then Alex has gone on to work for a wide variety of clients, ...More About Alex T. Smith
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