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John Dougherty

John Dougherty

  • 5 stars across 50 books
JOHN DOUGHERTY lives in Gloucestershire. A supply teacher with plenty of experience of classroom activities in primary education, he is also a singer-songwriter with one CD already available - and has appeared on TV when his living room was designed in a Gothic style by Laurence Llewellyn-Bowen. In 2004, he also ran the London Marathon to raise funds for a charity to help children in care.

Zeus on the Loose was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award in 2004 and Jack Slater Monster Investigator was shortlisted for the Ottaker's Children's Book Prize in 2005
12th January 2017

There's a Pig up my Nose!

Winner of the Oscar's Book Prize 2018 What if a PIG got stuck up your NOSE? How ever w... MoreThere's a Pig up my Nose!

(8 reviews) Review
1st January 2015

Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Evilness of Pizza

Psst! Psst! Psssssst!!! OI, YOU!! Do you want to know a secret? Well? Do you? It's a good one . . . honest. You'll neve... MoreStinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Evilness of Pizza

(6 reviews) Review
2nd July 2015

Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Bees of Stupidity

Ssh! Keep the noise down! Shut Uuuuuppp!!! Thanks . . . There are strange things happening on the island of Great Kerfuf... MoreStinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Bees of Stupidity

(5 reviews) Review
5th May 2016

Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Great Big Story Nickers

Warning: This book contains nickers . . . but NOT the frilly kind! It's summertime in Great Kerfuffle and Stinkbomb and ... MoreStinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Great Big Story Nickers

(4 reviews) Review
6th October 2016

Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Great Kerfuffle Christmas Kidnap

More fun than your average elf! The perfect book to get you in the mood for all the madness of Christmas! Christmas! A t... MoreStinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Great Kerfuffle Christmas Kidnap

(4 reviews) Review
2nd January 2014

Stinkbomb & Ketchup-Face and the Badness of Badgers

Winner of the Great Kerfuffle Best Book of Last Tuesday Hey you! No, not you - the person behind you. No, not him eith... MoreStinkbomb & Ketchup-Face and the Badness of Badgers

(3 reviews) Review
7th August 2014

Stinkbomb & Ketchup-Face and the Quest for the Magic Porcupine

Approved by the Great Kerfuffle Society for Approving Things Oi! You at the back! Yes, you! Stop mucking about and get a... MoreStinkbomb & Ketchup-Face and the Quest for the Magic Porcupine

(3 reviews) Review
9th March 2023

The Hare-Shaped Hole

"A beautiful, gentle, rhyming exploration of grief and mourning." - Joe Coelho, Waterstones Children's LaureateThe Hare-... MoreThe Hare-Shaped Hole

(3 reviews) Review
3rd January 2017

The Fall of Julius Caesar: Band 17/Diamond

Build your child’s reading confidence at home with books at the right level Reacquaint yourself with Shakespea... MoreThe Fall of Julius Caesar: Band 17/Diamond

(1 review) Review
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