Another fabulous instalment in the hilarious ALISTAIR FURY series. The official tie-in for a TV series screened on the BBC in 2008
Jamie Rix is one of the funniest writers working in children’s books today. His GRIZZLY TALES FOR GRUESOME KIDS won the ‘Children’s Choice’ Smarties Award in 1990 and his teenage novel JOHNNY CASANOVA was shortlisted for the Lancashire Children’s Book Award. He has written several younger books including a number of picture books.
From a theatrical family (he is the son of Brian (Lord) Rix), Jamie started work at the Royal Court and has worked on many BBC programmes including SMITH AND JONES, TEENAGE HEALTH FREAK and HOW TO BE A LITTLE SOD.
The problems that go with being a younger sibling are well documented but Jamie Rix's take on the phenomenon is to appeal straight to the heart and humour of the matter,A hilarious series…Stand-up comedy in book form,If you've not come across this series, get ready for a severe injection of unconventionality. . . jilts from random thought to comic memory . . .,Hilarious,A perfect summer fun read . . . may particularly encourage reluctant readers.,Accompanied by fun illustrations throughout, this series is a real find as a strong male narrator is a rare thing indeed.,Hilarious and just amazing.,[Shows] the importance of having a strong central character who holds the readers' interest.