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Fizzlebert Stump and the Girl Who Lifted Quite Heavy Things

Written by A.F. Harrold

Illustrated by Sarah Horne

Part of the Fizzlebert Stump Series

Fizzlebert Stump and the Girl Who Lifted Quite Heavy Things 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 circus and it's the great Circus of Circuses competition, but Fizzlebert Stump has no act. He's no longer the Boy Who Puts His Head In The Lion's Mouth (the lion retired) and putting his head in a crocodile's mouth instead didn't work out for some reason. Can Fizz find a new act in time? A story of circus rivalry, learning who you really are, and the problem of oddly shaped vegetables. Brilliantly bonkers and perfect for fans of Mr Gum and Lemony Snicket.

Fizzlebert Stump and the Girl Who Lifted Quite Heavy Things Press Reviews

Freewheeling frivolity * Financial Times on FIZZLEBERT STUMP * Stuffed with laughs * Jeremy Strong on FIZZLEBERT STUMP * Children will love the Stanton/Ardargh-esque authorial tone * Telegraph on FIZZLEBERT STUMP *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781526616456
Publication date: 3rd September 2020
Author: A.F. Harrold
Illustrator: Sarah Horne
Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens Books an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 320 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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