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It’s a dog’s life at Christmas
December 2018 Book of the Month
Irrepressible young dog Junior is back with a dog’s-eye view of Christmas, or as he knows it Crisp-Mouth.This will be his first Crisp-Mouth, but he’s heard all about it from one of the old dogs at the dog’s home, and now settled with the Khatchadorians is very excited at the prospect of filling his mouth with canine crispy crackers! His enthusiasm knows no bounds, and it proves a real struggle to be good, especially as Junior consistently gets things WRONG… Junior’s breathless narrative style and Richard Wilson’s illustrations make this super-readable, and newly confident readers will love this funny story and its bouncy, endlessly optimistic narrator.
In this follow-up to the hilarious illustrated novel Dog Diaries, Junior has been in the dog house after giving in to his doggy urges when Mom-Lady turned her back and left him alone with the freshly cooked Thanksgiving turkey. Because of this, Junior is determined to make Christmas the best one ever for his pet humans and redeem his GOOD BOY status. Junior has never actually experienced a human Christmas before and his perfect plans get sidelined with the shocking appearance of something called snow, a tree that seems to have sprouted in the middle of the Picture Box Room, and packs of strange humans called Carol who come to the front yard and howl. It all very confusing...
|Publication date:||15th November 2018|
|Author:||James Patterson, Steven Butler|
|Publisher:||Arrow (Young) an imprint of Cornerstone|
|Year Groups:||Key Stage 2|
|Topics:||Humorous, School Stories|
James Patterson (Author) JAMES PATTERSON is the internationally bestselling author of the highly praised Middle School books, Kenny Wright: Superhero, Word of Mouse, Pottymouth and Stoopid, Laugh Out Loud, and the I Funny, Jacky Ha-Ha, Treasure Hunters, House of Robots, Confessions, Maximum Ride, Witch & Wizard and Daniel X series. James Patterson's books have sold more than 375 million copies worldwide, making him one of the biggest-selling authors of all time. He lives in Florida. Steven Butler (Author) Steven is the Roald Dahl Funny Prize shortlisted author of The Wrong Pong series (Puffin Books) and The Diary of Dennis The Menace ...More About James Patterson, Steven Butler