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Philip Ardagh

  • 4 stars across 78 books
    Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning author Philip Ardagh is the author of The Grunts and National Trust: The Secret Diary series. He is probably best known for his Grubtown Tales, but he is author of over 100 books. He is a "regular irregular" reviewer of children's books for The Guardian, and is currently developing a series for television. Philip Ardagh is two metres tall with a ridiculously big, bushy beard and size sixteen feet, making him an instantly recognisable figure at literary festivals around the world.
    1st September 2016

    The Little Adventurers: Leafy the Pet Leaf

    If you're brave, helpful, honest, good to your planet and kind to animals (even ones that don't do much ... like boring ... More

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    14th November 2013

    Have Fun With Arts and Crafts: Knights and Castles

    Get creative with these fun knights and castles activities. Follow the briliant step-by-step photographs to make a knigh... More

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    14th June 2012

    Have Fun With Arts and Crafts: Knights and Castles

    Get creative with these fun knights and castles activities. Follow the step-by-step photographs to make a knight's helme... More

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    1st July 2009

    Egyptians

    Meet Henry, an ordinary boy in an extraordinary house...There's a pyramid in the back garden and a pharaoh in the living... More

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    3rd September 2015

    The Grunts on the Run

    Over the years, the Grunts have made more than a few enemies. But fortunately they're all safely behind bars. Or are the... More

    (2 reviews)
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    4th May 2017

    National Trust: The Secret Diary of John Drawbridge, a Medieval Knight in Training

    John Drawbridge has moved to Widemoat Castle to learn to become a knight. And there is a LOT to learn. . . How to charg... More

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    1st February 2015

    Creepy Crawlies

    Take a closer look at the microscopic world of unusual insects in this amazing sticker and activity book. Packed with aw... More

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    1st April 2014

    The Grunts all at Sea

    Mr Grunt's a man with a mission. He has to get a Person of Great Importance (or POGI) to someone called Mrs Bayliss by t... More

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    1st September 2012

    The Grunts in Trouble

    Mr and Mrs Grunt, who are neither clean nor clever, live with their adopted - in fact, abducted - son, Sunny, in a donke... More

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    7th September 2017

    National Trust: The Secret Diary of Jane Pinny, Victorian House Maid

    Jane Pinny has moved to the very grand Lytton House to be a Maid Of All Work. And being a Maid Of All Work means that sh... More

    (1 review)
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