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Grubtown Tales: Stinking Rich and Just Plain Stinky

Philip Ardagh

The first book in an extremely exciting and exceptionally silly brand new series from Philip Ardagh, creator of Eddie Dickens.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571242320
Date Published
07.05.2009
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Summary

You won’t find Grubtown on any maps. The last time any map-makers were sent anywhere near the place they were found a week later wearing nothing but pages from a telephone directory, and calling for their mothers. It’s certainly a town and certainly grubby — except for the squeaky clean parts — but everything else we know about the place comes from Beardy Ardagh, town resident and author of these tales.

Grubtown is full of oddballs — from the singing Grumbly girls to a family of duck-haters, and an out-sized mayor who’s knitting a new house — but Manual Org is too repulsive even for them. Getting him to leave town is top priority, until the discovery of a humongous diamond changes everything…

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Philip Ardagh, whose very first Grubtown Tale won him the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, is author of over 100 books including the award-winning Eddie Dickens adventures, currently in over 30 languages. He wrote BBC radio’s first truly interactive radio drama, collaborated with Sir Paul McCartney on his first children’s book and is a ‘regularly irregular’ reviewer of children’s books for…

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