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“We’re going on a bar hunt. We’re going to find a cool one. The babysitter’s booked – We’re not old!” So chant the optimistic parents at the beginning of the book. But the bar hunt doesn’t quite go to plan and the book ends with heavy heads, lost keys and children bouncing around on the sofa at 6am. No more bar-hunts again for these two! A fun parody of the children’s classic title accompanied by Gillian Johnson’s witty illustrations.
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Bestselling authors Emlyn Rees and Josie Lloyd also happen to be parents, so they understand the complications of organising a rare night out. In this parody of the famous children's book, two parents set off for a night on the tiles, and encounter a series of watering holes and bars before an alarming encounter with a bear sends them running home to their children. Gillian Johnson is the author and illustrator of the successful Monster Hospital and Thora series for children. Her illustrations bring this story to life, gently parodying the original but adding an anarchic edge as the evening progresses. We're not going on a bar hunt again!
Publication date: 17/10/2013
Publisher: Constable an imprint of Constable and Robinson
|Publication date:||17th October 2013|
|Author:||Josie Lloyd, Emlyn Rees|
|Publisher:||Constable an imprint of Constable and Robinson|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Humour, The Real World,|
|Categories:||Parodies & spoofs,|
Josie Lloyd and Emlyn Rees are the bestselling authors of Come Together, Come Again, The Boy Next Door, Love Lives, We Are Family and The Three Day Rule. Their work has been translated into 26 languages. They are married and live in Brighton with their two daughters. Gillian Johnson, writer and illustrator, is the creator of the delightful half mermaid Thora novels that have been published in many countries. Gillian has taught in Canada, America and the Czech Republic, and worked in northern Canada with Inuit and Indian children. Gillian now divides her year between England and Tasmania with her ...More About Josie Lloyd, Emlyn Rees