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The Bad Guys: Episode 1

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They sound like the Bad Guys, they look like the Bad Guys... and
they even smell like the Bad Guys. But Mr Wolf, Mr Piranha, Mr Snake
and Mr Shark are about to change all of that - whether you want
them to or not!

Mr Wolf has a daring plan for the Bad Guys' first good mission. The
gang are going to break 200 dogs out of the Maximum Security City
Dog Pound. Will Operation Dog Pound go smoothly? Will the Bad
Guys become the Good Guys? And will Mr Snake please stop swallowing
Mr Piranha?

The Bad Guys: Episode 1 Reviews | Toppsta

9781407170565
  • ISBN: 9781407170565
  • Pub Date: 5th May 2016
  • Publisher: Scholastic
  • Imprint: Scholastic
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 144

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This is Book 4 in the The Bad Guys Series. See all The Bad Guys books here.

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24th July '17
Dahl class read it themselves aged 7 to 9
The Bad Guys: Episode 1 9781407170565
5 stars
I like bad guys because it has a lot of action just like the gang in a car. Then it started to get funny
Also I like it, because 3 of the 4 have no hands.Its just funny.

Carter (age 8)
13th May '16
ProfessorA read it themselves aged 7 aged 7
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5 stars
In Episode 1, Mr. Wolf is fed up of being labelled as 'bad.'  He wants to break free from his granny-munching image and do good deeds.  All he needs are some like-minded reformed characters to join his gang of do-gooders.  Stand up: Mr. Shark, Mr. Snake and Mr. Vampire Sardine, sorry, I mean Mr. Piranha!
The only problem is, the gang's unconventional good looks (and initial unwillingness to change their wicked ways) mean that their chosen 'rescuees' would often rather stay where they are (in mortal peril), than be rescued by a razor-toothed shark.
Will these Bad Guys ever be allowed to become Good Guys?
4th April '18
rsa read it themselves aged 8 aged 8
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5 stars
This is a brilliant book. It is both funny and a bit weird. I thought it was funny when the dogs, that the gang are trying to free, keep calling Piranha a sardine and when the gorilla in the city dog pound falls in love with Shark, who was dressed up as a girl. I also laughed at the faces Piranha and Snake pulled when they keep getting splatted on the wall of the dog pound by Wolf (When he trying to get them into the pound to free the dogs.). I want to read the next book in this series now.
4th July '16
I read it to Belllboo aged 9 aged 9 & to Bambam aged 6 aged 6
The Bad Guys: Episode 1 9781407170565
5 stars
Bam Bam absolutly loved this book.  It was very funny with fab pictures and he loved that the writing was all over the place and not like a standard book - he's going to be a comic fan I'm sure.
He says 'thank you very much and I like the story lots'.
Maybe more of a 'boys' book this is great for kids age 6 plus.
5th August '16
Agurr read it themselves aged 9 aged 9
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5 stars
I loved reading this book as it was very funny. I have read the second episode and found it as funny as the first one. It is packed with laughter and would make everyone laugh. I liked when they all rescued the dogs but didn't get a thanks. All the dogs said was "Ahh! It's a scary sardine!" To Mr piranha. I would rate this book 5 stars.

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31st July '16
I read it to Scatty Noo aged 6 aged 6
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5 stars
When this book arrived Scarlett couldn't wait to get started with it! I was interested to see that the book was made up as a mix between comic strips and narrative. Scarlett immediately took a liking to it and we sat down to read it straight away!
The book starts off with an introduction from big bad wolf. Scarlett immediately picked up the connection between this wolf and Little red riding hood, this lead us on to talk about how the story might pan out and Scarlett used her imagination! Then big bag wolf meets up with some other 'baddies', Mr Shark, Piranha, and Mr Snake. 
This book made Scarlett howl with laughter, the narrative is written with a sense of humor and is a nice easy, relaxed read. Its easy to follow and has a good story.
The story goes on to explain how they get their first get away vehicle and then they managed to rescue lots of dogs from the dog pound. The story ends up being about how the bad guys are actually good guys' and Scarlett picked up on that. As soon as we read the book (in 1 sitting!) and noticed it was To be continued.....we were on Toppsta searching for the next book in the series! A great book to get children into reading a 'different' way. Lots of fantastic black and white scetched illustrations made the book a pleasure to read.
9th July '16
Drake read it themselves aged 6 aged 6
The Bad Guys: Episode 1 9781407170565
5 stars
This book is written a bit like a comic book.
I like that the story is written by the big bad wolf and he's trying to make people like him and his friends. 
All his friends are also bad guys who he makes be good too so people will like them and him.
They try to do traditional good things but everyone still thinks they are bad guys and then even when they do good stuff they get scared. 
I like the pictures in the book too and the way the text is all over the place.
I wanted the book to keep going and I hope there will be more books and stories about the big bad wolf and the rest of the good guys
1st July '16
Suzanne read it themselves aged 7 aged 7
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5 stars
Big Bad Wolf telling the reader he's really a nice guy. Then he introduces a number of other supposed villains who were simply animals with a bad reputation by the media, public. After trying to convince us that each of them is a nice guy (the animals don't necessarily agree that they are) the wolf forms the Good Guys Club and trying to rescue and show the rest of the world that they are heroes.
This book is a brilliant read - it's funny, full of humour texts! Graphic novel format - in black and white gives an opportunity to reader to colour the characters as they want:) We loved the fact that animals were shown as real criminals who had their records of crimes in metropolitan police department. We love the moment when they really try hard to save a cat but it didn't actually look like they are doing something good.
The ending is amazing - in spite of luck of appreciation from the "saved" animals they still feel like they did something good.
I highly recommend this book - it will be one of your child's favourites - I promise!
Great summer read!!

 
2nd July '16
Hstar read it themselves aged 8 aged 8
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5 stars
The bad guys episode 1 is an awesome book because Mr.Wolf thinks it would be better if him and his gang act like good guys, so the bad guys new name is the GOOD GUYS CLUB. Mr.Wolf taught his gang all he new but his gang wasn`t bothered.My favourite character is Mr.Snake because he is really cool and awesome.I would love to read the over episodes in this series.
 
3rd July '16
Mads1811 read it themselves aged 8 aged 8
The Bad Guys: Episode 1 9781407170565
4 stars
I liked this book as it was about me wolf who is out of little red riding hood. The book didn't take me very long to read and there was lots of awesome pictures and parts like comic book strip I can't wait to read episode 2
4th July '16
Belllboo read it themselves aged 9 aged 9
The Bad Guys: Episode 1 9781407170565
4 stars
We won a giveaway for my cousin but I read it too.  
This book is very funny, the big bad wolf wants to be good and he makes a gang with his friends to be good.  I liked the pictures but I wanted to colour them in (mummy wouldn't let me). The book is layed out differently from what I'm used to, the writing is squiggley but it made it more fun.
My six year old cousin loved this book and I liked too so it's good for junior children as well as infants.
9th August '16
finlay06 read it themselves aged 7 aged 7
The Bad Guys: Episode 1 9781407170565
4 stars
The Bad Guys don't want to be bad guys anymore.  Mr Fox tries to make the team do something good to rescue some dogs.  If only Mr Snake could stop swallowing Mr Piranha!  This book was easy to read and interesting.  I didn't find it laugh out loud funny but I did enjoy it and I would still like to read the other books in the series.  
9th July '16
Harry04 read it themselves aged 9 aged 9
The Bad Guys: Episode 1 9781407170565
4 stars
I liked this book because they say there going to be good guys but there are really bad it. I enjoyed this story even though it was really quick. I read it in one night.
1st July '16
dannylee read it themselves aged 6 aged 6
The Bad Guys: Episode 1 9781407170565
4 stars
There were some very funny bits which made me laugh in the story. Liked the cool illustrations too
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