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Extraordinary Ernie & Marvellous Maud : Extraordinary Ernie and Marvellous Maud Series : Book 1 - Frances Watts

Extraordinary Ernie & Marvellous Maud

Extraordinary Ernie and Marvellous Maud Series : Book 1

By: Frances Watts, Judy Watson (Illustrator)

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Published: 1st June 2008
For Ages: 6 - 12 years old
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Ernie Eggers is thrilled when he wins a superhero contest and becomes Extraordinary Ernie (after school on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, and all day Saturday). But his excitement turns to dismay when he discovers that his sidekick is a sheep. It doesn′t take him long to realise, though, that there has never been another sheep quite like Marvellous Maud.

PRAISE for Ernie & Maud:

′a tale of patience, courage and, above all, friendship′ Sunday Mail Adelaide

′just right for newly independent readers, with plenty of interesting vocabulary ... [the] illustrations are terrific′ Gleebooks gleaner zine

′[a] super new series′ Cooma-Monaro Express

′Perfect for early readers with a sense of humour and a love of alliteration′ Sunday Age Melbourne

′a fantastic new series for young readers′ Bendigo Weekly

′very funny ... There is plenty to entertain proficient readers. Highly recommended′ Aussiereviews.com

′[a] snappy series debut ... the slapstick premise and banter between superhero and sidekick save the day. The brevity, spry pace, and humorous line art make Watts′s story a good choice for kids who are more used to meeting superheroes on the screen than on the page′ Publishers Weekly, US

About The Author

Frances Watts spent nearly ten years working with some of Australia’s most talented children’s authors and illustrators as an editor before writing a book of her own. Her bestselling picture book Kisses for Daddy (illustrated by David Legge), was named an Honour Book in the Early Childhood category of the 2006 Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards, and has sold over 100,000 copies worldwide in many different languages. Her second picture book with David Legge, Parsley Rabbit’s Book about Books, won the Eve Pownall Award for Information Books in the 2008 CBCA Book of the Year awards. Captain Crabclaw’s Crew is the...

Junior fiction

ISBN: 9780733321924
ISBN-10: 0733321925
Series: Ernie and Maud
Audience: Children
For Ages: 6 - 12 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 80
Published: 1st June 2008
Publisher: ABC Books
Dimensions (cm): 17.1 x 11.9  x 0.5
Weight (kg): 0.09