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Manfred the Baddie

by John Fardell

Manfred the Baddie Synopsis

Kidnapping inventors, stealing from art museums, conducting acts of piracy on the high seas. Will Manfred ever learn his lesson? He is even nasty to his own henchmen! John Fardell's inventive story and richly detailed artwork combine to make an exciting, hilarious book that children will want to read time and time again.

Manfred the Baddie Press Reviews

'Children will delight in the quirky drawings and love the ending. A classic in the making' The Sun. * Sun * 'A wonderful picture book for pre-schoolers' Independent on Sunday. * Independent on Sunday * 'A lightning-paced, skilfully streamlined caper...Demonstrating a sure hand at fantasy, adventure and suspense' Publishers Weekly. * Publisher's Weekly * 'The pace never slows...told with an abundance of realistic detail...This is a wonderful piece of escapism' Daily Telegraph. * Daily Telegraph * 'Laugh aloud funny...will repay reading time and time again' Bookbag. * Bookbag * 'A gloriously colourful adventure' Scotland on Sunday. * Scotland on Sunday *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781849160445
Publication date: 6th August 2009
Author: John Fardell
Publisher: Quercus Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 32 pages
Categories: Picture storybooks,

About John Fardell

John Fardell is an author, illustrator and cartoonist. John's cartoon work has appeared in many publications, including the adult comic Viz, where his creations 'The Modern Parents' and 'The Critics' are two of the most popular and long-running strips. He lives in Edinburgh.

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