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    • ISBN:9781444933451
    • Publication date:04 Apr 2019

Going to the Volcano

By Andy Stanton
Illustrated by Miguel Ordonez

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Join two intrepid explorers on the perfect day out - visiting a volcano! A brilliantly funny rhyming story from multi-award-winning author Andy Stanton.

Join two intrepid explorers on the perfect day out - visiting a volcano! A brilliantly funny rhyming story from multi-award-winning author Andy Stanton, who was shortlisted for the 2018 Laugh Out Loud Picture Book Award for Danny McGee Drinks the Sea.

Buckle up and jump on board for the funniest, most EXPLOSIVE picture book of the year - you'll want to read it again and again-o!

Join two intrepid explorers as they take a train-o, jump on a plane-o, ride a Great Dane-o (down the lane-o) on their way to look at the volcano. Nothing could possibly go wrong - could it?!

A hilariously anarchic, brightly illustrated rhyming story from multi-award-winning author Andy Stanton. Andy has won a string of awards for his Mr Gum books, including the Red House Children's Book Award, the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, and the Blue Peter Book Award for Best Book With Pictures (twice).

Miguel Ordonez is the illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Your Baby's First Word Will Be Dada, written by Jimmy Fallon, the Emmy and Grammy award-winning host of NBC's The Tonight Show.

Biographical Notes

Andy Stanton has written eight books about Mr Gum, along with further successful fiction and picture book titles. He was overall winner of the Red House Children's Book Award for You're a Bad Man, Mr Gum! and won the inaugural Roald Dahl Funny Prize for Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear. He has twice won the Blue Peter Book Award for Best Book With Pictures, and been shortlisted for a host of other awards, including the 2017 Laugh Out Loud Picture Book Award.

Miguel Ordonez studied illustration in Madrid and graphic design at Central St Martins in London. He illustrated Jimmy Fallon's picture book Your Baby's First Word Will Be Dada, which was honoured by the Society of Illustrators in the US. He lives in Madrid with his wife Lucia and their two daughters.

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  • ISBN: 9781444933444
  • Publication date: 14 Jun 2018
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
Another hilarious story from the gifted pen of Andy Stanton — Parents in Touch
a simple tale about a dangerous journey, which will give small children plenty of laughs — The Sunday Times
This hilarious and anarchic picture book from the author of the Mr Gum series features a brilliant call-and-response format which makes it ideal for reading aloud. It will have children in fits of laughter...this simple but clever format is likely to become a firm favourite with pre-schoolers...zings with personality and energy — BookTrust
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