Tommy Donbavand - Duck! - Hachette Children's Group

Duck!

By Tommy Donbavand

  • Hardback
  • £8.99

You've fed them bread, now they want you dead in this hilariously comic caper that'll have kids going quackers with laughter.

You've fed them bread, now they want you dead in this hilariously comic caper that'll have kids going quackers with laughter, written by the marvellous Tommy Donbavand (of TV's Scream Street fame).
Six months from now ducks take over the world - and it's down to Jasmine and Luke to get them back where they belong - on a plate with some delicious hoisin sauce, mmmmm...
But the leader of the ducks - The Drake - stands in their way.

Tommy Donbavand's Funny Shorts is a series of colour illustrated, chapter-based readers which kids won't be able to resist. So make sure to check them all out (the books that is, not Tommy's actual shorts).

This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get kids reading with confidence. EDGE - for books kids can't put down.

Biographical Notes

Tommy Donbavand is the author of the 13-book Scream Street series, published in over a dozen languages worldwide. He has also written several titles for reluctant and struggling readers, including Zombie!, Wolf, Virus and Uniform - which won the 2011 Hackney Short Novel Award.

Originally from Liverpool, Tommy now lives in Lancashire with his family and an increasing number of pets. He sees sleep as a waste of good writing time.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781445146768
  • Publication date: 08 Sep 2016
  • Page count: 64
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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