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Eric and the Green-Eyed God

Written by Barbara Mitchelhill

Illustrated by Tony Ross

Part of the Eric Series

Family / Home Stories Fantasy / Magical Featured Books for 7+ readers Featured Books for 9+ readers Humorous School Stories

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Comic tales of a young boy and his not-so-ordinary adventures

Young Eric’s world is changing – his mum is about to marry his teacher, aka The Bodge, and alarmingly Auntie Rosie has sent a special present from South America.  Eric has had some unusual experiences with his auntie’s gifts in the past and is very alarmed about this one, particularly when he discovers what the present - a fertility symbol – actually is! His efforts to find and dispose of it lead to typically comic and unforeseen circumstances, and everyone breathes a sigh of relief when his mum finally gets to walk down the aisle. These stories are perfect for newly confident readers who will completely get the fact that they know more than Eric about what’s going on, and will find so much to make them laugh too.

Andrea Reece

Eric and the Green-Eyed God Synopsis

Eric's mum is getting married - to his teacher! If that wasn't bad enough, Auntie Rose has sent a wedding present from her travels, and its magical properties might make Mum have a new baby. Eric definitely doesn't want that, so he and his best friend Wez decide to open all the presents to find it before Mum does. But the magic gift soon proves more troublesome than Eric could have possibly thought . . .

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ISBN: 9781783449019
Publication date: 02/01/2020
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781783449019
Publication date: 2nd January 2020
Author: Barbara Mitchelhill
Illustrator: Tony Ross
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 64 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Family / Home Stories, Fantasy / Magical, Humorous, School Stories
Recommendations: Reluctant Readers

About Barbara Mitchelhill

Barbara Mitchelhill was born in Rochdale and trained as a teacher. While she was teaching, she began writing for BBC children's TV and went on to write for educational publishers, before writing novels for children. She makes school visits all over the country, and enjoys appearing at literary festivals and talking to teachers and librarians, some as far away as the Caribbean. Her hobbies include reading, theatre, music, gardening and walking her border terrier, Ella. She lives in Staffordshire and has two grown-up daughters and four grandchildren.  

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