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Fizzlebert Stump The Boy Who Ran Away From the Circus (and joined the library)

Written by A. F. Harrold

Illustrated by Sarah Horne

Part of the Fizzlebert Stump Series

Fizzlebert Stump The Boy Who Ran Away From the Circus (and joined the library) Synopsis

Perfect for fans of Mr Gum and Roald Dahl, this highly successful and widely praised series featuring a boy, a circus and a lot of silliness is now available in a bright new package. 'Freewheeling frivolity' - Financial Times 'Once, and once only, there was a boy whose name was Fizzlebert.' Fizzlebert Stump lives in a travelling circus. But although he gets to hang around with acrobats, play the fool with clowns, and put his head in a lion's mouth every night, he's the only kid there - and he's bored. But then Fizz decides to join a library, and life suddenly gets a lot more exciting when he is kidnapped by a pair of crazed pensioners! Will he ever see the circus again? A story of a boy, a book, some very bad people, some very brave deeds, and the importance of rubber teeth for lions.

Fizzlebert Stump The Boy Who Ran Away From the Circus (and joined the library) Press Reviews

Freewheeling frivolity * Financial Times * Stuffed with laughs * bestselling author Jeremy Strong * Children will love the Stanton/Ardargh-esque authorial tone * The Telegraph *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781526612038
Publication date: 5th March 2020
Author: A. F. Harrold
Illustrator: Sarah Horne
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 256 pages

About A. F. Harrold

A.F. Harrold is an English poet and novelist, who writes and performs for both children and adults. He is the owner of many books, a handful of hats and one beard. He spends his spare time showing off onstage, in schools and at home, and his non-spare time sitting around stroking his beard and writing things down. He lives in Reading with a stand-up comedian and two cats. afharroldkids.co.uk, @afharrold Sarah Horne grew up in Derbyshire and spent much of her childhood scampering in the nearby fields with a few goats. Sarah has illustrated for many different ...

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