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    • ISBN:9781445123974
    • Publication date:10 Apr 2014
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EDGE: How to Handle Your Mum

By Roy Apps
Illustrated by Nick Sharratt

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All the answers to your troublesome family and adult-handling questions!

This super silly book is here to 'help' children with all mum-related problems (so add it to the basket quick, before your mum spots it in her order, erhem!)
Inside you'll find highly expert* advice, from identifying mum 'types' to solving mum problems, how to identify super-mum powers and, of course, how to defend yourself against them.

This hilarious handbook helps you to train your mum - frankly, before it's too late - and has some cool quizzes to test your mum-handling skills.

WARNING: contains daft material that kids might actually enjoy reading. Perfect for readers aged 7+.

*Written by a BAFTA award winning author, Roy Apps, and illustrated by Nick Sharratt - winner of the Nestle Book Award.

Biographical Notes

Roy Apps is the author of more than fifty children's books, including The Twitches, Fang Gang and How To Handle. Roy Apps is the author of the highly successful Dream to Win series for Franklin Watts. His novel The Secret Summer of Daniel Lyons won The Writers' Guild Children's Book Award and was shortlisted for the Whitbread Awards. It is now a successful musical. Roy writes extensively for radio, theatre and TV. In 2001 he was awarded a BAFTA for his children's TV work, which includes Byker Grove, The Ghost Hunter and Barmy Aunt Boomerang.

Roy visits schools, libraries and bookshops to read from his books and to share the secrets of The Shed in Your Head.

Nick Sharratt (illustrator): Nick's work encompasses books for babies through to books for early
teens, and he has produced around 150 books to date. He is perhaps best-known for his illustrations for the multi-million selling author Jacqueline Wilson. He also writes his own picture books and collaborates with various reputed picture book writers on books such as Pants and Eat Your Peas. Recent awards include the Children's Book Award, Sheffield Children's Book Award, The Stockport Schools Award, the Experian Big Three Award. He has also been nominated for the 2003 Kate Greenaway Prize.

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  • ISBN: 9781445123936
  • Publication date: 13 Mar 2014
  • Page count: 96
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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