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Pamela Butchart

  • 5 stars across 42 books
    Pamela Butchart Biography
    Pamela Butchart is a Scottish children's author and a secondary school philosophy teacher. Her best known books, The Spy Who Loved School Dinners and My Head Teacher is a Vampire Rat have both won awards including the Children’s Book Award 2016, the Blue Peter Best Book Award 2015 and she was shortlisted for The Laugh Out Loud Book Awards 2016. Since her first book hit shelves in 2014, she has had 18 more books published.

    Pamela lives in Dundee with her husband and two cats, Bear and Carlos. 

    Pamela Butchart Facts
    It was announced in 2017 that Pamela would write the 16th and 17th Secret Seven stories, the first in the Enid Blyton series since 1963.

    Pamela has loved the work of author and illustrator Judith Kerr since she was a little girl. The Mog series was her favourite and inspired her to become a picture book author.

    Our favourite Pamela Butchart Book Characters
    Izzy - from My Head Teacher is a Vampire Rat
    Pugly - from the Pugly series


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    4th February 2016

    Attack of the Demon Dinner Ladies

    Izzy and her friends hate school dinners. And they hate the shepherd's pie in particular. And now something strange seem... More

    (45 reviews)
    3rd July 2014

    The Spy Who Loved School Dinners

    Izzy is really pleased to have been put in charge of the new girl at school. Matilde is French, and Izzy and her friends... More

    (27 reviews)
    4th May 2017

    There's a Werewolf In My Tent!

    Izzy and her friends are SO EXCITED about their school trip. They're going camping and there'll be marshmallows and no w... More

    (26 reviews)
    9th January 2014

    Baby Aliens Got My Teacher

    One day Izzy and her friends are surprised to find that their teacher, Miss Jones, is actually being nice to them. This ... More

    (25 reviews)
    7th April 2016

    To Wee or Not to Wee

    Hamlet could NEVER make his mind up about ANYTHING. And one time he actually went to school in just his pants and go... More

    (25 reviews)
    22nd February 2018

    The Baby Brother From Outer Space! World Book Day 2018

    When Haroon's mum brings his baby brother into school, Izzy and her friends are ALARMED! The baby is clearly using min... More

    (19 reviews)
    1st June 2017

    Wigglesbottom Primary: Super Dog!

    Laugh-out-loud school-based fun in two-colour stories, perfect for encouraging independent reading!Life at Wigglesbottom... More

    (17 reviews)
    8th February 2018

    The Phantom Lollipop Man

    Izzy and her friends are shocked when they find their lollipop man has disappeared! Maisie thinks he's gone to Rome but ... More

    (16 reviews)
    3rd March 2022

    Penelope Snoop, Ace Detective

    A brilliantly funny and original picture book featuring a feisty female detective who is absolutely the BEST Finder-Ou... More

    (16 reviews)
    12th February 2015

    Never Tickle a Tiger

    Izzy is always shuffling, jiggling, squirming and twitching. She just can't keep still! So when Izzy's school go on a t... More

    (15 reviews)
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