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The Beak Speaks/Chicken School by Jeremy Strong
  

The Beak Speaks/Chicken School

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The Beak Speaks/Chicken School by Jeremy Strong

THE BEAK SPEAKS: Mark is concerned that his dad has too much to do since his mum left - looking after him and his sister Tammy, the house and his vet's practice. He advertises for a girlfriend for his dad and soon the surgery is full of eager women, including the beautiful, but evil, Divine and her ugly henchman, Jaundice. This pair of crooks are smuggling animals and need a vet to look after them. Mark's dad is a sucker for Divine, but just to make sure of his help, she kidnaps the children. Luckily Mark has made friends with one of the smuggled chimps, Arnold Teabag, who is a bit of an escape artist, and the chimp brings help. CHICKEN SCHOOL: Tim's family is the Most Boring Family In The World and he's fed up. He wants fun! Thrills! Adventure! And school's just as boring too. But one day a phantom message about Tim appears and everything changes. Who is the day-glo scribbler - and what's so special about chickens anyway?

About the Author

At the age of three, Jeremy Strong fell out of a first-floor bedroom window and landed on his head. His mother says that this damaged him for the rest of his life and refuses to take any responsibility. He loves writing stories because he says it is 'the only time you alone have complete control and can make anything happen'. Jeremy lives near Bath with his wife, Gillie, four cats and a flying cow.

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Book Info

Publication date

2nd August 2012

Author

Jeremy Strong

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Publisher

Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
336 pages

Categories

Humorous stories (Children's / Teenage)
Animal stories (Children's / Teenage)
Family & home stories (Children's / Teenage)
School stories (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9780141336190

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