Andy Riley - King Flashypants and the Boo-Hoo Witches - Hachette Children's Group

King Flashypants and the Boo-Hoo Witches

Book 4

By Andy Riley

  • Paperback
  • £6.99

The fourth book in the insanely funny debut children's series from Emmy and BAFTA award-winning comedy writer and cartoonist Andy Riley, scriptwriter for BBC One's Gangsta Granny and The Boy in the Dress.

"Kids everywhere will love this brilliant book!" MATT LUCAS
"Brilliantly original and hilarious. It's nearly as good as one of my books." DAVID WALLIAMS
"Two words - such fun!" MIRANDA HART
"Beautiful, inventive and laugh-out-loud funny." SUE PERKINS

Great to read aloud with children of 5+ and perfect for newly independent readers of 7+.

King Edwin Flashypants is back for his fourth hilarious adventure! Minister Jill has a secret. And it's something to do with the weird meadow in Edwinland. King Edwin always thought Minister Jill was a bit boring, like most grown-ups, but when she is kidnapped, he realises that her past might actually be very exciting indeed ...

Biographical Notes

Andy Riley is a highly successful cartoonist and comedy scriptwriter. TV writing credits include HBO's Veep, Gangsta Granny, Robbie the Reindeer, Little Britain and Black Books. Film credits include The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists and Gnomeo and Juliet. His bestselling books include The Bunny Suicides series.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781444940978
  • Publication date: 05 Apr 2018
  • Page count: 224
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
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