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    • ISBN:9781408337752
    • Publication date:01 Oct 2015
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Badly Drawn Beth

Book 1

By Jem Packer and Duncan McCoshan

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Meet Beth, a hilarious new heroine who just can't help getting in trouble!

Winner of the Laugh Out Loud book awards!

Badly Drawn Beth is officially the funniest book for 6-8 year olds in 2016!

Beth is a hilarious new heroine who just can't help getting in trouble ...

So, I'm surrounded by crocodiles, holding a briefcase full of fish fingers, I'm wearing a swamp monster mask AND MISS PRIMULA IS ABOUT TO CALL MY PARENTS!

Meet Beth - and all of her fantastically crazy family and friends - and be prepared to laugh your socks off!

A hilarious new diary series from the creators of Fleabag Monkeyface.

Biographical Notes

Knife & Packer (Author)
Working together as a crack author-illustrator team, Knife and Packer have written and illustrated more than 30 books for children.

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  • ISBN: 9781408337745
  • Publication date: 01 Oct 2015
  • Page count: 224
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
This is a funny story with lots of action and a multitude of characters, enabling most readers to find somebody they can either identify with or recognise — School Librarian
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Happy Bethday!

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