Steve Barlow and Steve Skidmore - Invasion of the Botty Snatchers - Hachette Children's Group

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Invasion of the Botty Snatchers

By Steve Barlow and Steve Skidmore

  • Paperback
  • £6.99

Exciting, cartoon-based, choose-your-own-destiny adventure story, appropriate for 6-8 year olds

Take on the role of a cartoon hero in this fully interactive, wacky, choose-your-own-destiny adventure story.
Earth is under attack from a bunch of no-good botty-pinching aliens. It's Pantsageddon! YOU must help the commandoes find a way to stop the snatchers, or it's the end of us all!

Written by the award-winning duo Steve Barlow and Steve Skidmore, and illustrated by the amazing Lee Robinson.
Age appropriate for 6 to 8 year olds. Also suitable for reluctant readers and less confident older readers. Printed using a font approved by the British Dyslexia Association.

Biographical Notes

Steve Barlow was born in Britain (in Crewe, in the county of Cheshire). He went to Brierley Street School, which was like Bash Street only not as sophisticated, then to Crewe County Grammar School for Boys (and what kind of school feels the need, in its name, to remind its pupils what gender they are? Hmmm?). He went on to study at Warwick University and Nottingham University, and worked at various times as a teacher, actor, stage manager and puppeteer. Then he went to teach in Botswana, where a valid excuse for students not handing in their homework was \'A goat ate it, sir!\'. On his return to the UK he met Steve Skidmore, and the rest is hysteria.

Steve Skidmore is shorter than Steve Barlow and less hairy. He was born in Birstall near Leicester in England. After managing to pass some exams at school, he went on to Nottingham University to supposedly read English, but spent most of his time playing sport and doing a variety of summer jobs including counting pastry pie lids (yes, really).
He trained as a teacher of Drama, English and Film studies, before teaming up with Steve Barlow to become a full time author.
He lives in Leicester and is a great rugby fan (he supports Leicester Tigers - \'Come on you Tiiiiigeeeers!\').

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781445159270
  • Publication date: 25 Oct 2018
  • Page count: 64
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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