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The Bad Book - Andy Griffiths

Paperback

Published: September 2004
For Ages: 7 - 9 years old
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WARNING! This book contains nothing but bad stories, bad illustrations, bad poems, bad cartoons and bad riddles about bad characters doing bad things. It is a very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very bad book.

BAD JACK HORNER

Bad Jack Horner
Sat in a corner
Pulling the wings off a fly.
He swore at his mum
Kicked his dad in the bum,
And said 'Oh, what a bad boy am I'.

About the Author

Andy Griffiths is the popular and award-winning author of the Just! series and Bum books. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Melbourne where he likes to scare himself with favourite children's books like Strummelpeter.



Terry Denton has illustrated award-winning books such as The Paw and bestsellers such as the Just! series written by Andy Griffiths. His latest work can be found in his Gasp picture books and Storymaze series. He's also the father of three children and the owner of a back garden burial ground for dead pets.

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The Bad Book
 
4.7

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      4.0

      great for boys

      By foxgirl

      from Northern NSW

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      Pros

      • Deserves Multiple Readings
      • Easy To Understand

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gift
        • Younger Readers

        Comments about The Bad Book:

        I have given this to my 8yr old son whos not the best reader. He finds it very funny (as it relates to everything that boys find funny)and it keeps him reading which I love.

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        5.0

        My 8 year-old thought this was fantastic

        By Tori

        from NSW

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        Pros

        • Clever
        • Easy To Understand
        • Funny
        • Informative
        • Naughty

        Cons

        • Shorter Than Bum Series

        Best Uses

        • Younger Readers

        Comments about The Bad Book:

        My 8 year-old loved this book and the Very Bad Book. Andy Griffiths just hits the mark for this age group. Thanks to these and other Andy Griffiths books we have a bookworm in the family. Light and easy for him to read; entertaining, a bit naughty, very funny.

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        5.0

        The Bad Book is Good

        By KM

        from Moree

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        • Deserves Multiple Readings

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          Comments about The Bad Book:

          Gets reluctant readers reading. Very popular with boys 8-12.

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          ISBN: 9780330365000
          ISBN-10: 0330365002
          Audience: Children
          For Ages: 7 - 9 years old
          Format: Paperback
          Language: English
          Number Of Pages: 180
          Published: September 2004
          Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.4  x 1.2
          Weight (kg): 0.15

          Andy Griffiths

          Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton are a creative partnership that began with Just Tricking! in 1997 and now extends to six Just books and over a million copies sold. Their partnership continued with the award-winning The Bad Book, the off-the-wall success of The Cat on the Mat is Flat (which has been shortlisted for the CBC Book of the Year for Younger Readers award) and, most recently, What Bumosaur is That? They are now published all over the world including the US, where Andy's Bum books have made the New York Times bestseller lists.

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