Tommy Donbavand - Night of the Toddlers - Hachette Children's Group

Night of the Toddlers

By Tommy Donbavand

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  • £6.99

Your parents have been turned into toddlers by a cranky scientist. Then you realise EVERYONE is a screaming, dribbling toddler, except you. What are you going to do?

So, your parents have been turned into toddlers by a cranky scientist called Professor Troppy. She invented 'Born Again' cream, which promised to keep people young (they just didn't realise HOW young). What are you going to do? Phone the police - they're toddlers. Call the army - they're toddlers. Even the Royal Family are toddlers! This is exactly what happened to Bobby and Gail, two utterly unloved kids out to save the day.

Tommy Donbavand's Funny Shorts is a series of colour illustrated, chapter-based readers published by Franklin Watts EDGE designed to get kids reading with confidence.

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: 9781445146867
  • Publication date: 13 Jul 2017
  • Page count: 64
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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