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Elspeth Hart and the School for Show-offs is the first adventure featuring the fabulous Elspeth Hart, a modern heroine with doodles on her trainers and unstoppable determination.


Can you imagine never being allowed to play outside, dear reader? How about sleeping in a wardrobe every night? That's what life is like for Elspeth Hart.
Ever since her parents were tragically washed away in a flood, poor Elspeth has been forced to live with her disgusting aunt, Miss Crabb, in the attic of the Pandora Pants School for Show-offs. Elspeth spends her days sweeping up mouse droppings, washing filthy pots and dodging Tatiana Firensky, the most horrible show-off of all.


But what Elspeth doesn't know is that things are about to change...


A fast-paced and funny story from a fresh new voice in children's fiction, Elspeth Hart's quirky adventures will delight fans of
David Walliams, Lemony Snicket and Roald Dahl.

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This is Book 1 in the Elspeth Hart Series. See all Elspeth Hart books here.

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12th March '16
Daria read it themselves aged 7 aged 7
Elspeth Hart and the School for Show-offs 9781847155955
5 stars
i loved this book
Elspeth had lots of adventures and i really really enjoyed this book. i did not want to put it down at all.
my favorite characters were Elspeth and her best friend Rory.
i would recommend this book to girls aged 8+
19th February '15
edie may read it themselves aged 7 aged 7
Elspeth Hart and the School for Show-offs 9781847155955
5 stars
I liked this book because it always kept me on my toes! I found some bits a bit gruesome when it featured Ms Crabbe and Gladys Goulash capturing horrible things (such as rat tails) to put in the school dinners. My favourite character was Elspeth Hart the main character.  I would recommend this book for 5-8 year olds.
16th August '18
Giggle read it themselves aged 11 aged 11
Elspeth Hart and the School for Show-offs 9781847155955
3 stars
This book was good. Not the best but it was ok. I liked most of the storyline like how Elspeth had been taken to a school for show offs and had to work there and sleep in the attic and how she wanted to escape. But some bits just weren’t explained clearly enough for me. I think younger ones would prefer it.make sense. I did enjoy it but could think of some improvements. Recommended to younger readers. Age 7 plus
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About Sarah Forbes

Sarah Forbes was born in Aberdeen and currently lives in Edinburgh. She used to work on magazines, interviewing pop stars for a living, but now she works as an editor, helping other writers to create their own stories.
James Brown filled in an important careers questionnaire when he was 13 and it told him he was definitely going to be a teacher and an illus...

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James is a writer and illustrator for children's books including two fiction series: Elspeth Hart by Sarah Forbes (Stripes) and Tally & Squill by Abie Longstaff (Little,Brown), and the author o...

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