Football-loving Dougal Daley returns in his second book to once again find himself on the wrong side of almost everyone!
Someone has stolen Dougal's pet tarantula, Sybil (named after his sister – they both have very hairy legs), and she (the spider, not the sister) is being held to ransom. Dougal must fulfill the kidnapper’s demands before poor Sybil is tortured...one leg at a time!
Watch author Jackie Marchant's YouTube video as she discusses the book including some true facts about bird eating spiders! https://youtu.be/PYBAnvEdiVA
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Dougal Daley was inspired by a messy bedroom and a random question from my son about writing a will. Dougal Daley has been huge fun to write about – you wouldn’t believe the disasters that happen around him (none of which are his fault of course)! When I’m not writing I love doing school visits and creative writing workshops. I also take time away from the wMore about Jackie Marchant
Loretta Schauer has always had a passion for drawing and creativity, and honed her illustration skills through evening classes. In addition to her illustration, she works for Heath Hands, a charity dedicated to conservation and horticulture.Loretta lives in Highgate, North London with her husband Peter and their hamster, Eduardo.More about Loretta Schauer