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Muddle Earth by Chris Riddell, Paul Stewart

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Prize-winning author and illustrator duo Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell are masters of creativity. Muddle Earth is a cracking adventure set in a topsy turvy world peopled with incredible characters such as a wizard who knows only one spell, an ogre whose hobbies are thumb sucking and cake decorating and a schoolboy who, thanks goodness, is almost completely normal! What happens to them in a world with purple moons, sinister flying wardrobes and much, much more is mad, magical and exciting to read.

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Muddle Earth by Chris Riddell, Paul Stewart

Where would you find a perfumed bog filled with pink sticky hogs and exploding gas frogs? A place that's home to a wizard with only one spell, an ogre who cries a lot and a very sarcastic budgie? Welcome to Muddle Earth. A place where anything can happen - and usually does. Joe Jefferson, an ordinary schoolboy from ordinary earth, is about to find his life changed forever.

Prepare for a great battle of good, evil and sort of ok...

About the Author

Chris Riddell, Paul Stewart

Paul Stewart (pictured) is a well-established author of books for young readers everything from picture books to football stories, fantasy and horror.

Chris Riddell is an accomplished graphic artist who has illustrated many acclaimed books for children and has won the Unesco Award for Something Else, as well as being shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and the Kurt Maschler Award. He is also the acclaimed political cartoonist for the Guardian and the Observer.

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Book Info

Publication date

4th March 2011


Chris Riddell, Paul Stewart

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Pan Macmillan an imprint of Macmillan Children's Books


464 pages


9+ readers
Bookshelf Essentials

Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)



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