The Invincible Tony Spears and the Brilliant Blob
By Neal Layton
When Tony Spears presses a button hidden in a cupboard he's transported from his kitchen to the flight deck of an invincible spaceship. Created by the award-winning author and illustrator Neal Layton.
Tony has settled into his new school, but things never stay the same for long - Tony's mum announces that he is going to have a new little brother or sister.
When things get too much, Tony likes to press the red button in the kitchen cupboard, and climb aboard The Invincible spaceship to chill amongst intergalactic life. This time, Tony notices a lonely looking blob hanging around space. Against the computer's warnings, Tony takes the lonely blob 'Dot' back to planet Earth so they can keep each other company.
It's fun playing space games with Dot. But, Dot is has very peculiar food habits. The school has a plumbing malfunction, does it have something to do with Dot?
Will Tony be able to come up with a plan to calm Dot down before his school presentation and the fancy dress disco? And can Dot help Tony realise how fun caring for a small creature can be?
Many of Neal's ideas come from his childhood. In the past he has worked on a lettuce farm, in a chocolate factory, a teapot factory, a bookshop and has delivered papers. Neal has illustrated more than 40 books to date working with award-winning authors such as Michael Rosen and Roger McGough. Oscar and Arabella, which he both wrote and illustrated won him the Smarties Prize. He now lives in Southsea, Portsmouth with his wife and two children.
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- Publication date:
10 Aug 2017
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Hodder Children's Books