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A perfect bridge between a picture book and a first novel, this hilarious chapter-book-with-pictures tells more adventures of the wonderful Gaskitt family. After introduction to the Gaskitts – Mr and Mrs Gaskitt, their baby Gary, their twins Gus and Gloria and, of course, their cat Horace - you’re swept off on a pacy adventure told in words and pictures. Mrs Gaskitt finds a parcel, Mr Gaskitt loses a baby, strange things happen at school and Horace becomes a hero. Fun for all.
A black and white illustrated edition of the fourth in the award-winning series about the engergetic Gaskitt family! In this thrilling, thunderous (and extra-long) Gaskitt story, Mrs Gaskitt finds a parcel, Mr Gaskitt loses a baby, Horace has mixed feelings about a bird, and the twins' teacher, Mrs Fritter, is - ooer! - not herself. The children smell a rat!
The Gaskitt stories are:
Praise for this series:
"These books are carefully crafted, ingenious gems ... every page a joy." The Sunday Times
"Huge fun and ideal for early readers." Independent on Sunday
|Publication date:||27th March 2012|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||5+ readers|
As a childAllan was born in Croydon, but grew up in Oldbury in the Black Country. He says that if he hadn't grown up to be a writer, he would have loved to have been a soccer player. As an adultAllan always dreamed of being a writer, but tried his hand at many other jobs before he achieved his ambition. He was a postman, grave-digger, plumber's mate and teacher - it was teaching that gave him such sharp insights into the minds of children, and enabled him to write his perfectly observed poetry about primary school life As an artistAllan ...More About Allan Ahlberg