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Philip Ardagh

  • 5 stars across 87 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.
    17th September 2020

    The Pirate Captain's Cat

    A funny and charming NEW young fiction series from Philip Ardagh, bestselling author of The Grunts series and Eddie Di... More

    (19 reviews)
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    5th December 2019

    Bunnies on the Bus

    Watch out! Move out of the way! Hold onto your tails! There are ... BUNNIES ON THE BUS! And they aren't stopping for... More

    (17 reviews)
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    15th 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

    (14 reviews)
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    17th September 2020

    The Railway Cat

    A funny and charming NEW young fiction series from Philip Ardagh, bestselling author of The Grunts series and ... More

    (12 reviews)
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    3rd March 2022

    Bunnies in a Boat

    Watch out! Hold onto your tails! The bunnies are back. And this time they're in ... a BOAT! The bunnies are bac... More

    (12 reviews)
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    7th September 2017

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

    Facts meet fiction in this exciting, intricate Victorian detective story! Jane Pinny has moved to the very grand Lytt... More

    (6 reviews)
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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

    (5 reviews)
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    4th May 2017

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

    The first book in a hilarious and exciting new series, from the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize! John Drawbridge... More

    (4 reviews)
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    1st March 2018

    Barking Up the Wrong Tree: Stick and Fetch Investigate

    Meet Sally Stick and her dog (and best friend) Fetch. Together, they're Stick and Fetch: Detectives. A girl. A dog. ... More

    (4 reviews)
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    5th November 2020

    What's in the Truck?

    '...Out glides a limo, as sleek as a plane, With big gleaming hubcaps as bright as champagne' Children will delight ... More

    (3 reviews)
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