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Laugh-out-loud with the delightful and aptly named Penny Dreadful! Every child who has felt that awful things just unexpectedly happen around them will love Penny and catastrophes that she just can’t help! And none of them are her fault, of course. In these three short stories Penny comes up with some ingenious ideas as she tries to put right some of things she have happened. It’s easy to see why her father gave her the nickname - Penny Dreadful!
The first Penny Dreadful book, Penny Dreadful is a Magnet for Disaster, was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2011.
This title features three short stories in one book: Penny Dreadful and the Best Friend, in which Penny finds herself getting on unusually well with her arch-enemy Bridget Grimes; Penny Dreadful is Incredibly Contagious, in which a case of chicken pox and the ensuing time off school mean that Penny is forced to make her own entertainment, and Penny Dreadful becomes a Tycoon, in which Penny and Cosmo devise a helmet that can expand your brain, in order to win a TV game show.
|Publication date:||1st June 2013|
|Publisher:||Usborne Publishing Ltd|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Genres:||Humorous, Short Stories|
Joanna Nadin is a winner of the Fantastic Book Award, the Surrey Book Award, Blue Peter 'Book of the Month' and Radio 4 Open Book 'Book of the Year'. She has been shortlisted for the Booktrust Best Book Award and Queen of Teen, and Spies, Dad, Big Lauren and Me was selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club. In 2011, Penny Dreadful is a Magnet for Disaster was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. Joe All Alone was nominated for the 2016 C ILIP C arnegie Medal. She writes the Flying Fergus series with Sir Chris Hoy. Joanna previously ...More About Joanna Nadin