The Misadventures of Frederick By Ben Manley (Paperback)

The Misadventures of Frederick By Ben Manley (Paperback)

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A critically acclaimed, gloriously illustrated picture book that celebrates the joys of being scared and doing it anyway.

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A critically acclaimed, gloriously illustrated picture book that celebrates the joys of being scared and doing it anyway.

The Sunday Times Children's Book of the Year. Children's Book of the Week in both the Times and Guardian.

The
Misadventures of Frederick
is a funny, joyful story about friendship and the delights of outdoor adventures (even for the accident-prone) - wonderfully written by the talented Ben Manley and beautifully illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark, creator of Plumdog and Blue Kangaroo.

In a mansion surrounded by lakes and forests, Frederick is bored. He leads a very sheltered life: and when Emily invites him to play outside he has no choice but to refuse - what if he hurts himself? Much better to stay safely indoors. But Emily is not one to take no for an answer . . .

A series of brilliantly funny and evocative letters between Frederick and Emily tell this unique story which weaves together the colourful, adventurous world of Emily with Frederick's drab life of boredom and safety.

About the Author

Emma Chichester Clark is one of Britain's best loved children's authors and illustrators. She is the author of the immensely popular Blue Kangaroo and Plumdog series and many other books, and has illustrated books by Roald Dahl, Kevin Crossley-Holland, Peter Dickinson, Michael Morpurgo and Quentin Blake.

Ben Manley is a writer and designer. His writing is full of humour and heart with a touch of the gothic - as weird and wonderful as an atticful of vampire hamsters. He also works as a digital copywriter and web designer. Ben lives in Norwich with his wife and two children.

Contributors:
Ben Manley, Emma Chichester Clark
Imprint:
Two Hoots
Publisher:
Pan Macmillan
Release Date:
03 Sep 2020
Number of Pages:
32
Binding:
Paperback / softback
ISBN13:
9781509851546

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