Jem Packer and Duncan McCoshan - Badly Drawn Beth - Hachette Children's Group

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    • ISBN:9781408337745
    • 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: 9781408337752
  • Publication date: 01 Oct 2015
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  • 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
Orchard Books

Happy Bethday!

Duncan McCoshan, Jem Packer
Authors:
Duncan McCoshan, Jem Packer

So I'm being chased through the park by a pack of angry zombies, I've got cake mix on my face and MY MOST EMBARRASSING PHOTO EVER IS IN THE SCHOOL MAGAZINE!Beth Orsen is back for her third hilarious adventure. And with a zombie party, Granny's baking contest and Beth's baby photos accidentally being printed in the school magazine, life is about to get messy again!Perfect for reluctant readers and fans of TOM GATES, BADLY DRAWN BETH book 1 won the 2016 Lollies award for funniest book for 6-8 year olds.A laugh-out-loud school story, packed with imaginative escapades and illustrated with eye-poppingly funny pictures. (Book Trust)

Orchard Books

Tarrok the Blood Spike

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Something terrible is hiding under the sands of the desert! Tarrok the Blood Spike is waiting for the hero Tom and his companion Elenna, so he can unleash his fury on them! Will Tom survive?

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Brutus the Hound of Horror

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
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Flaymar the Scorched Blaze

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Tom must confront Flaymar the Scorched Blaze - Kensa the Sorceress's fiery Evil Beast - sent to terrorise the land! Can the Avantian hero overcome her fearsome heat and douse her flames?

Orchard Books

The Show Must Go On!

Knife & Packer, Duncan McCoshan, Jem Packer
Authors:
Knife & Packer, Duncan McCoshan, Jem Packer
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Equinus the Spirit Horse

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
Orchard Books

Rashouk the Cave Troll

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Lurking in the Dead Peaks is Rashouk the Cave Troll. The Ghost Beast smells out his victims' fear - and turns them to stone. It will take all of Tom's courage to capture Rashouk's piece of the Amulet of Avantia, but failure means never seeing his father again...

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Luna the Moon Wolf

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
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Stealth the Ghost Panther

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Wizard Malvel's final Beast has reached the doors of King Hugo's Palace! Stealth the Ghost Panther lassoes victims with his tails and makes good people bad. To rescue his father, Tom must capture the final piece of Amulet from Stealth's collar - before all Avantia is turned to evil!

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Krabb Master of the Sea

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
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Battle of the Beasts: Amictus vs Tagus

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Fight the Beasts, Fear the Magic!A clash of Beasts is about to begin!Evil Max is using the magical Golden Gauntlet to turn Tagus the Horse-man and Amictus the Bug Queen into mortal enemies.Meet a new Avantian hero...Evan must ride forth and take on a new Quest to rescue these noble Beasts from a terrible fate. Who will be victorious in this Battle of the Beasts?A brand new Beast Quest is about to begin!

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Nixa the Death-Bringer

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Serpio the Slithering Shadow

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
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Battle of the Beasts: Ferno vs Epos

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Fight the Beasts, Fear the Magic!Danger stirs in the land of Avantia.Max, son of Evil Wizard Malvel, has stolen the magical Golden Gauntlet. Using its power he plans to force the Good Beasts, Ferno and Epos, to fight each other¬ to the death!Meet a new hero of Avantia...Sam is an ordinary boy who must become a hero! His Quest is to tame a Beast and ride into battle to stop Max's evil plan. Can he survive the Battle of the Beasts?A brand new Beast Quest is about to begin!

Orion Children's Books

Horrid Henry's Christmas Cracker

Francesca Simon, Tony Ross
Contributors:
Francesca Simon, Tony Ross

It's a gift! Four fun and festive stories from one hilariously horrid boy - a perfect addition to a cheeky child's stocking.Four fabulously funny stories full of every family's worst Christmas nightmares, as Horrid Henry sabotages the school play, tries to do his Christmas shopping without spending his pocket money, attempts to ambush Father Christmas, and endures Christmas dinner with the guests from hell. Francesca Simon's Horrid Henry series has sold over 20 million copies in the UK alone, and his antics have charmed adults and children across the globe. Don't miss out on the fun!

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Kragos and Kildor the Two-Headed Demon

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Adam Blade

Alan Marks

Alan Marks is widely published and has illustrated many books. He is also a 'Smarties Prize' prize winner.

Ann Bryant

Ann has published well over a hundred books, largely children's fiction, for ages 3 - 12, but also some music resources for primary school teachers. She loves doing school author visits and giving music workshops for teachers, and when she's not working she likes reading, cinema, theatre, cycling, swimming, walking, going to the gym, being with family and friends. She has two daughters and lives with her husband, who does all the cooking - (result!) - in Kent.

Anne Cassidy

Anne Cassidy has an established reputation in the world of young adult fiction. She has published several titles for Scholastic, including the East End Murders series for Point Crime as well as her stand alone novels, Talking to Strangers and the Hidden Child, which was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal in 1998. The powerful Looking for JJ was shortlisted for many awards including the Whitbread, and won the Booktrust Teenage Book Award in 2004. Anne draws on her own interests and experiences for her novels, and writes about issues that are close to her heart. Anne also loves writing stories for younger readers. She lives in London.

Clare De Marco

Clare lives in London with her husband, son and daughter. She is always sharing stories with young, and not so young, children.