For younger children
The Giant’s Loo Roll
By Nicholas Allan
‘A giant’s toilet roll one day
Fell to the floor and flew away.
‘Oh Fe Fi Fo
And Fe Fi Fum!
Now what shall I do to wipe my …..’
Look out for the biggest loo roll ever in this story – and those living in the town below the Giant’s house had better watch out! That loo roll has gone bouncing down the hill and straight towards them!
Luckily, the townsfolk find lots of uses for runaway loo paper – one sheet provides a huge canvas for an artist, a tailor uses another to fill her shop with paper pants, children make plates and hats for a party from one more sheet, and a class makes a huge dart that can fly.
But what about the giant himself – doesn’t he need any loo paper? The townspeople have an answer for that, too.
Watch out for some frightened sheep, lots of excited children and a fantastic amount of toilet paper….
Published by Red Fox – £5.99
For older children
Operation Itchy Bum
By Niki Daly
This story has lots of cunning plans, sinister signs and sweet revenge…..
If it’s not bad enough that Alistair’s mum and dad have split up, now his mum wants him to spend a week’s holiday with her and her new boyfriend – who happens to be the worst teacher in Alistair’s school! Alistair is determined to nip the romance in the bud – it’s time to hatch some plans.
Alistair collects an arsenal of weapons – glitter glue, itchy powder, stink bombs, green dye – and the stage is set for mayhem!
Keep an eye out for Alistair’s anti-jerk pixelator, an electrocuted remote control, the chili cocktail and a death-defying cat!
Published by Hodder – £4.99
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