Michael Lawrence - One for All and All for Lunch! - Hachette Children's Group

One for All and All for Lunch!

By Michael Lawrence

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  • £6.99

Exciting relaunch of the bestselling series, with fantastic new covers! ONE FOR ALL AND ALL FOR LUNCH! is the eleventh hilarious story about Jiggy McCue - the boy who weird and wacky things seem to happen to...

A collection of short stories, each told by a different character from the Jiggy McCue stories. Here we have tales from the points of view not only of Jiggy, but also Pete, Angie, and even Stallone the cat. Full of Michael Lawrence's trademark surreal humour, and told with wit and verve, these will appeal to all Jiggy fans.

Biographical Notes

Michael Lawrence has been a graphic designer, photographer, copywriter, press officer (for a circus!), and an antiques dealer. His first published book appeared in 1995 and since then he has built up a reputation writing for children of all ages, including picture books, young readers, series, and teenage fiction. He also writes for radio. Michael lives in Honiton, in Devon.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781846169564
  • Publication date: 02 Jul 2009
  • Page count: 256
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
A collection of hilarious stories. Lawrence is able to get underneath the skin of each character perfectly. — Dorset Echo
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The Killer Underpants

Michael Lawrence
Authors:
Michael Lawrence

Jiggy McCue has a problem. His new underpants won't come off. Worse still, they have a mind of their own. An evil mind that seems to want to ruin his life. And it's succeeding!

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The Toilet of Doom

Michael Lawrence
Authors:
Michael Lawrence

'Feel that your life has gone down the pan? Well here's your chance to swap it for a better one!' When these tempting words appear on the computer screen, Jiggy McCue just can't resist. He hits 'F for Flush' and...Oh dear. He really shouldn't have done that. Because the life he gets in place of his own is a very embarrassing one - for a boy.

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Murder & Chips

Michael Lawrence
Authors:
Michael Lawrence
Wayland

Usain Bolt

Simon Hart
Authors:
Simon Hart
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Jiggy's Genes: Jiggy and the Witchfinder

Michael Lawrence
Authors:
Michael Lawrence

It's the 17th century, and Jiggy O'Dear is happy enough in Great Piddle - until the Witchfinder General accuses his nan of being a witch. Can Jiggy save her from thedunk of death in Piddle Pond?

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Jiggy's Genes: Jiggy the Vampire Slayer

Michael Lawrence
Authors:
Michael Lawrence

What would you do if you were attacked by vampires? Edwardian butcher's son Jiggy Offal-Trype knows what he'd do. Run. But he can't. He has to fight back. Luckily, he has these killer new skills...A fang-tastically funny new story from a bestselling author.

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Jiggy's Genes: Jiggy's Magic Balls

Michael Lawrence
Authors:
Michael Lawrence
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The Killer Underpants

Michael Lawrence
Authors:
Michael Lawrence

Jiggy McCue has a problem. His new underpants won't come off. Worse still, they have a mind of their own. An evil mind that seems to want to ruin his life. And it's succeeding!

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Rudie Dudie

Michael Lawrence
Authors:
Michael Lawrence

A new drama teacher, Ms Mooney, has arrived at Ranting Lane, Jiggy's school. She plans to put on a production of A Midsummer Night's Dream - and guess who will be chosen to play Bottom? Not only that, Ms Mooney also seems to be able to mesmerise Jiggy into doing things he really shouldn't, especially not in public . . .

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Nudie Dudie

Michael Lawrence
Authors:
Michael Lawrence

Jiggy McCue's clothes keep disappearing. In public! Soon teachers, friends, neighbours and even the odd seagull have all seen Jiggy without a stitch on. Embarrassing, or what? Worse, Jiggy hasn't a clue how to stop it happening...

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Kid Swap

Michael Lawrence, Ellis Nadler
Contributors:
Michael Lawrence, Ellis Nadler

When Jiggy's parents sign him up for a reality TV show called Kid Swap, he's horrified. There's no way his daily disasters should be broadcast to millions of total strangers. A bizarre and disgusting skin problem is not exactly helping matters earlier... Smile, Jiggy, you're on camera!

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Neville The Devil

Michael Lawrence
Authors:
Michael Lawrence
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The Curse of the Poltergoose

Michael Lawrence
Authors:
Michael Lawrence
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The Iron, The Switch and The Broom Cupboard

Michael Lawrence
Authors:
Michael Lawrence

Jiggy only jumped into the school broom cupboard for two minutes to avoid a teacher. So when he emerges from his hasty hiding spot into a parallel universe, he's not impressed! And there's not a lion or a witch in sight...In this new world, Jiggy finds he has swapped places with a boy called Juggy who is about to go on a school trip - a trip to compete in the UK Extreme Ironing Championships...

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The Meanest Genie

Michael Lawrence
Authors:
Michael Lawrence

There is a tradition in Jiggy's hometown - the night before a boy starts school he goes to the Piddle Pool near the old quarry and pees in the pool for good luck. But when Jiggy went...he couldn't go, and he's been unlucky ever since. Now Jiggy wants to change his luck. One night, while he is mid-piddle, a genie rises out of the water. Will the genie bring Jiggy good luck, or is Jiggy's life about to get even worse?

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The Snottle

Michael Lawrence
Authors:
Michael Lawrence

The new girl in Jiggy's class sneezes a lot. And the ocean of runny stuff that comes out of her nose isn't your ordinary, run-of-the-mill snot. It tells the future - and it's not looking good. Lucky the Snottle is around. Future Snot is his favourite meal!

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Baby Christmas

Michael Lawrence, Arthur Robins
Contributors:
Michael Lawrence, Arthur Robins
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Juby's Rook

Michael Lawrence
Authors:
Michael Lawrence

Fifteen year old Midge Miller is disgruntled about being sent away from home for the best month of the year. But things start to pick up when the decidedly odd Juby Bench gives her a guided tour of the village he lived in as a boy. For Rouklye is no ordinary village. Seized by the War Office in 1943, it's been in ruins for decades. Midge's interest is heightened by the appearance of the 'almost-there boy', whom she takes for the ghost of Juby when he was a lad. But how can he be, when Juby is still alive, all these years later...?

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Ryan's Brain

Michael Lawrence
Authors:
Michael Lawrence

This eighth Jiggy McCue story sees Jiggy and his pals, Angie and Pete, as usual, in trouble. This time, they are under threat from the brain of Bryan Ryan, one of their classmates. Bryan's Brain is out of control and threatening to take over the world! And only Jiggy, Pete and Angie, the 'Three Musketeers', can stop it. One for All and All for Lunch!

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Maggot Pie

Michael Lawrence
Authors:
Michael Lawrence

There is a tradition in Jiggy's hometown by which the night before a boy's first day at school his father takes him to the Piddle Pool near the old quarry. Boys pee in the pool for a lucky school life. But Jiggy's dad never took him...and now Jiggy wants to change his run of bad luck. One night, mid-piddle, something happens - and a genie rises out of the water. Will Jiggy's luck be reversed...or will it just get worse?!