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The Man Who Wore All His Clothes

Written by Allan Ahlberg

Illustrated by Katharine McEwan

Part of the The Gaskitts Series

Featured Books for 5+ readers General Fiction

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Mr Gaskitt does a strange thing one day; he puts on all his clothes right on top of each other. Going out dressed like that makes Mr Gaskitt look very different and it's lucky that he does when he meets a robber and has to be very brave! An exciting and easy to read story that is full of surprises.

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The Man Who Wore All His Clothes Synopsis

One morning Mr Gaskitt puts on all his clothes, Mrs Gaskitt picks up a robber in her taxi, Gus & Gloria have trouble with a teacher, Horace the cat goes to a friend's house to watch TV and the car radio gets things wrong. What happens next is an action-packed, farcical romp that interweaves all the different plots, and ends in a thrilling car chase with Mr Gaskitt saving the day!

The Gaskitt stories are: 

The Man Who Wore All His Clothes

The Woman Who Won Things

The Cat Who Got Carried Away

The Children Who Smelled a Rat

The Man Who Wore All His Clothes Press Reviews

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

 

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ISBN: 9781406381641
Publication date: 03/05/2012
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406381641
Publication date: 3rd May 2012
Author: Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator: Katharine McEwan
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 80 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers
Genres: General Fiction

About Allan Ahlberg

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 ...

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