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Meet the family! Part One of the Eddie Dickens Trilogy, introduces Eddieâ€™s new home â€“ Awful End â€“ where he is sent to live after the death of his parents from a disease which turns them yellow and make them smell like old hot water bottles.
At Awful End he finds Mad Uncle Jack and Even-Madder Aunt Maud and enjoys some unusual, unexpected and hilarious adventures.
When both of Eddie's parents catch a disease that makes them turn yellow and smell of hot-water bottles, it's agreed that he should go to stay with relatives at Awful End. Sadly for Eddie, those relatives are Mad Uncle Jack and Even-Madder Aunt Maud.
|Publication date:||16th October 2000|
|Publisher:||Faber And Faber|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
Philip Ardagh was our Guest Editor in May 2010. Click here to see the books that inspired him. Philip Ardagh, whose very first Grubtown Tale won him the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, is author of numerous books including the award-winning Eddie Dickens adventures, which have been translated into over 30 languages. He wrote BBC Radio’s first truly interactive radio drama, collaborated with Sir Paul McCartney on his first children’s book and is a ‘regularly irregular’ reviewer of children’s books for the Guardian. Married with a son, he divides his time between Tunbridge Wells and ...More About Philip Ardagh
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