By Kes Gray
Illustrated by Chris Mould
Poo is a big problem in Ancient Rome, and Vesuvius Poovius is trying desperately to solve it! A funny, anarchic tale by award-winning author Kes Gray.
Poo is a forbiddenus wordus. Vesuvius, the Roman inventor, has been trying to solve the pongy problem for many years - with no luck. But one night he is struck by inspiration...
This hilariously original story is full of visual humour and more poo than anyone can handle!
Kes lives in Witham, Essex, with his wife, young family and assortment of animals. He is a born storyteller. Voted by the Independent as one of the TOP TEN children's authors only a year after publishing his first book, he is the author of the award-winning Eat Your Peas and winner of the Red House Children's Book Award for Younger Readers.
Chris Mould has won the Nottingham Children's Book Award, been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award and commended for the Sheffield Children's Book Award. He likes to write and draw the kind of books that he would have liked to have on his shelf as a boy.
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08 Feb 2018
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Hodder Children's Books
'...this is an effervescent tale that will offer plenty of titters...' — Catriona Ferguson