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Mortimer Keene: Attack of the Slime

Chris Mould, Tim Healey

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For National Curriculum Key Stage 1, Interest age: from c 5 years, Fiction, General fiction (Children's / Teenage), Humorous stories (Children's / Teenage), School stories (Children's / Teenage)

From the irresistible pairing of Tim Healey and Chris Mould, comes Mortimer Keene - a wickedly funny new series. BEWARE! Mortimer's crazy ideas could rub off on you!

Mortimer Keene is full to bursting with madcap plans, and if it's trouble you're after, look no further! With laugh out loud illustrations, rollicking rhymes, and short chapters perfect for new readers, this first book sees Mortimer Keene and his slime machine on the attack!

When slime upon slime attacks the school, a special task force of teachers set out to find Mortimer Keene and his slime machine at the source of the crime...

Written by Tim Healey and illustrated by Chris Mould, this is a wickedly funny new series. Other titles in the series include Ghosts on the Loose and Alien Abduction.

If you like Horrid Henry, you'll love Mortimer Keene!

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Praise for Mortimer Keene: Attack of the Slime

  • This humorous tale told in the style of Seuss definitely needs to be read out loud but expect lots of students to want to read it themselves afterwards! - Goodreads Reviewer

  • The book is written as a poem which makes it a fun way to read a story, and makes it more gripping and I really wanted to know what was causing the slime. The illustrations are hilarious and the whole thing is one funny story. - Guardian

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Chris Mould

Chris Mould went to art school at the age of sixteen. During this time, he did various jobs, from delivering papers to washing-up. Chris loves his work and writes and draws the kind of books that he would have liked to have on his shelf as a boy. He has won the Nottingham Children's Book Award, has been shortlisted for the Greenaway Award and commended for the Sheffield Book Award. Chris has also worked for the RSC, the BBC, the FT and many other famous initials, as well as for Aardman Animations, where he did character and environment development work on the film Flushed Away. Chris is married with two children and lives in Yorkshire.

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