"An amusing, gruesome tale (with) whimsieal line drawings by Arthur Robins." The Daily Telegraph; "Will undoubtedly be popular with seven- and eight-year-olds." Child Education, Best Books of the Year; "Easy-to-read, gripping tale...this book is very, very funny...the drawings are hilarious." The Daily Mirror"
--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author
Dick King-Smith is one of the world's favourite children's book authors. His titles for Walker include the much-loved Sophie books, and his book "The Sheep-Pig" was turned into an Oscar-winning Hollywood film, "Babe". Dick lives in Bristol. Arthur Robins was born in Wigan, and trained at Twickenham Tech Art School. He has illustrated numerous picture books.