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We're Going On A Bar Hunt : A Parody - Josie Lloyd

We're Going On A Bar Hunt

A Parody

By: Josie Lloyd, Emlyn Rees, Gillian Johnson (Illustrator)


Published: 17th October 2013
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An hilarious parody of We're Going On A Bear Hunt.

Bestselling authors Emlyn Rees and Josie Lloyd also happen to be parents, so they understand the complications of organising a rare night out. In this parody of the famous children's book, two parents set off for a night on the tiles, and encounter a series of watering holes and bars before an alarming encounter with a 'bear' sends them running home to their children.

Gillian Johnson is the author and illustrator of the successful Monster Hospital and Thora series for children. Her illustrations bring this story to life, gently parodying the original but adding an anarchic edge as the evening progresses.

We're not going on a bar hunt again!

About the Author

Josie Lloyd and Emlyn Rees are the bestselling authors of Come Together, Come Again, The Boy Next Door, Love Lives, We Are Family and The Three Day Rule. Their work has been translated into 26 languages. They are married and live in Brighton with their two daughters. Gillian Johnson, writer and illustrator, is the creator of the delightful half mermaid Thora novels that have been published in many countries. Gillian has taught in Canada, America and the Czech Republic, and worked in northern Canada with Inuit and Indian children. Gillian now divides her year between England and Tasmania with her two sons and her husband, Nicholas Shakespeare.


Very funny


Very funny if you know the original.

South Australia


great book for parent


great as a gift for parents



We're Going On A Bar Hunt

4.5 2


This is the new Go the F**k to Sleep, guaranteed to make you chuckle if you've managed to go through the rigmarole of organising a babysitter and a night out only to regret it the next day. - Best

. . . a parody that will draw a smile from any parent. - The Guardian

This is the genius work of Josie Lloyd and Emlyn Rees, a couple who turned their rare date night into such a funny parody of classic kids' book, We're Going On A Bear Hunt, it's become a bestseller. Easy to sing, hilarious and slightly naughty - what's wrong with celebrating British pub culture in a cute, innocent way? - Sunday Mirror

I killed myself laughing at this book till the kids went to sleep. Then I went out. - Jenny Colgan

Expect parenting LOLs galore. - Mother&Baby

A genius idea and very funny. I'm buying this for everyone I know with kids. - Ben Hatch

This parody of We're Going On A Bear Hunt Might Be The Best Book Title Ever. Yes, We're Going On A Bar Hunt might just be this year's must-have Christmas gift for all parents of young children. - HuffingtonPost.co.uk

It s very funny. If you re a parent who s ever attempted to leave the house after having kids then this is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. - Sonny and Luca blog

ISBN: 9781472109798
ISBN-10: 1472109791
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 17th October 2013
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.7 x 17.2  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1