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Deliciously silly, with hilarious catchphrases, Joanna Nadin's The Worst Class in the World, illustrated with grubby glee by Rikin Parekh, is a great cheer-up book. According to headteacher Mrs Bottomley-Blunt, 4B are the rottenest of eggs – when will they win a prize like 4A? But somehow the shambolic crew always muddle through, even though Mr Nidgett keeps threatening to leave teaching and become a lion-tamer. In this book, the worst class cause mayhem having a biscuit competition seeing who can make the best however as they anger their headmistress especially at show and tell when pets are taken in chaos ensues! Nadin has also written several books of juvenile fiction. These include two books for the Oxford University Press "Project X" series designed to encourage boys to read.

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Brandon boasts about everything and claims that he can count to ten million, even though it will take him almost a year. As he begins, the numbers take on a life of their own, emitting a shimmery light as they wait in line to be counted. The higher Brandon counts, the more his life is on public view, and he becomes part of a media frenzy.Meg adores ponies and longs to have one of her own but knows that her parents can’t afford it. She is overjoyed to find a beautiful pony in her front garden on her tenth birthday and for one, incredible moment, she wonders if he is a birthday gift. However, when she realises that he has escaped from his field and must be returned to his rightful owner, she i…

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It's officially summer and we've rounded up the best children's and education books to keep them ent… According to head teacher Mrs Bottomley-Blunt, 4B is the WORST CLASS IN THE WORLD. She says school is not about footling or fiddle-faddling or FUN. It is about LEARNING and it is high time 4B tried harder to EXCEL at it. All Maddy’s family and friends have at least one talent but the only thing Maddy is good at is armpit farts. Surely there must be something else she can do well? The book follows the misadventures of the much maligned class 4b when celebrity author and TV star Mavis Grady, Danger Lady visits St Regina’s Primary. The children compete to see who can do the most dangerous feat of all.Joanna Nadin is a winner of the Fantastic Book Award, the Surrey Book Award, Blue Peter 'Book of the Month' and Radio 4 Open Book 'Book of the Year'. She has been shortlisted for the Booktrust Best Book Award and Queen of Teen, and Spies, Dad, Big Lauren and Me was selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club. In 2011, Penny Dreadful is a Magnet for Disaster was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. Joe All Alone was nominated for the 2016 C ILIP C arnegie Medal. She writes the Flying Fergus series with Sir Chris Hoy. Joanna previously worked as a policy writer for the Labour Party and a special adviser to the Prime Minister. She continues to freelance as a speechwriter and editor, and lectures in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University.

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Climate change and global warming is a huge problem but this utterly fabulous and uplifting book tells children all about the new inventions currently being worked on by scientists, from insects as a new food source to making fuel from fatbergs. We spoke to Joanna Nadin about her hilariously popular The Worst Class in the World series. We find out about the latest book, The Worst Class in the World Total Mayhem!, Joanna's favourite character and what we can expect next from Class 4b. Like most of the books I’ve worked on the idea really started to shine when a few pieces of comet wh…When Tilly wins a competition to help protect red pandas in Nepal, she finds herself riding a yak, looking at poo, and outwitting poachers to save a pregnant red panda. The mix of engaging adventure and cute animals, along with the many illustrations, will appeal hugely to young readers. Joanna Nadin on The Worst Class in the World series “For me, humour is in the exaggeration of the everyday” Dr Joanna Nadin, Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing is one of the thirteen British authors chosen to represent World Book Day 2022, which marks the 25th anniversary of the event. Tansy finds her Aunt Emma really annoying– and she's due another visit soon.A charming tale that explores complex family dynamics in a light-hearted way. This dyslexia-friendly book is edited to a reading age of eight.

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Kate Pankhurst on We Are All Astronauts “Astronauts are falling rather than floating because of zero gravity” Meg Rosoff on Friends Like These “A very spooky connection can form between writer and reader; communication on a very deep level” I received an advance reader copy of this book to read in exchange for an honest review via netgalley and the publishers. But best friends Stanley and Manjit didn't LITERALLY mean to swap Killer for a War of Wizard's playing card and set him loose in school. And they really didn't LITERALLY mean to EXPLODE fizzy foam all over the classroom and all over Mrs Bottomley-Blunt. These things just happened, even though they had FOOLPROOF plans to get away with it all.Deliciously silly, with hilarious catchphrases, Joanna Nadin's The Worst Class in the World, illustrated with grubby glee by Rikin Parekh, is a great cheer-up book

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