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"A triumph of child-friendly chaos" (Irish Examiner)
A wonderful children's classic, complete with original W. Heath Robinson illustrations throughout and now brought to the sceen in a feature length BBC film starring Harry Hill.See all Product Description
I first read this at the age of seven, and forty years later I downloaded it on a nostalgic whim. It's just as amusing... Read morePublished 28 days ago by Pandafantasia
This is a lovely book with great ideas on a 'human' scale!
I loved it as a child & got it for my grandson who is also really enjoying it!
So funny, took us ages to read this (me and my son) at bedtime, 14 stories so one story a night and two weeks of hilarity before bedtime. Great value and really enjoyable.Published 6 months ago by flossie
My brother had this as a kid and I never really got into it - but investigating for my 'bookworm' daughter I saw this and she loves it so now I have to find more! Read morePublished 8 months ago by Kloofstar
Loved this as a child. Can't get my grandchildren quite as enthusedPublished 8 months ago by Hilary Roberts
Owing to the photographic reproduction process (not that that's any excuse) the pictures are a little fuzzier than they were, but essentially this is the 1947 Puffin I so cherish -... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Simon Barrett 'Il Penseroso'
I liked it when I was a kid; then I lost the origininal book, and I was delighted to find it still available.Published 10 months ago by Dr. Ludwik Celnikier
Started reading this with my year 5 class. They've given it some really mixed reviews. It's quite complex to read so works better with an adult reading it aloud rather than... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Lulu