This hilarious, fact-packed joke book will have young readers laughing as they're learning. It features dozens of gut-busting gags that children can share with their friends, themed around the gross and gruesome aspects of genius, along with bite-sized information about the topics covered. Find out about eccentric scientists, ingenious inventors and the thin line between genius and madness. Hold onto your sides and dive in! KS2 S
This is Book 5 in the Truly Foul & Cheesy Series. See all Truly Foul & Cheesy books here.
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Born on the stroke of midnight in a little house in the ancient Roman town of Caesaromagus (Chelmsford), John grew up with a love of stories, the power of words and the magic of plays on the stage. John trained as a secondary school teacher and was first published in 1983. Oodles of years later, he became a full-time writer. He's well known for writing to enMore about John Townsend
John Malam studied ancient history and archaeology at the University of Birmingham, after which he worked as an archaeologist at the Iron Bridge Gorge Museum in Shropshire. He is now an author specialising in information books for children. He lives in Cheshire with his wife, a book designer, and their two children.More about David Antram