Subtitle Over 40 Ridiculously Funny Challenges - 1 Extremely Determined Book

Howard Calvert
Price £12.99
Description Description

I am a book. And I want to beat you! Think you can beat me? First, you’ll have to complete my ridiculous, ludicrous, yet absolutely hilarious challenges.

New Zealand has the longest place name in the word. Can you say: Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaunga horonukupokaiwhenuakitnatahu quicker than me?
Here are some more of my extra-silly challenges:

  • Can you point to your spine?
    • What about my spine?
  • Can you make the tiniest whisper ever?
  • Can you make the noise an otter makes?
  • Can you do an impression of a goldfish by holding your breath?
    • They can go for five months without oxygen!

An engaging, entertaining book designed to be played with, packed with clever facts and comic genius. Gemma Correll’s funny comic-style illustrations bring the character of the Book to life and make for a fresh and exciting read.

It’s ideal for reluctant readers, as they become a vital part of the book’s story, using their imagination to outwit the book… however they choose to do so!

Each reading experience with this book is different, leading to fun-filled re-reads each time. Play along on your own or as a family – just do whatever it takes to Beat This Book!

Format Juvenile - Hardcover 48 Pages
ISBN 9780711292208
Size9.25 in x 11.42 in / 235.00 mm x 290.00 mm
Published Date September 5th, 2024
Howard Calvert
Howard Calvert is a children’s book author and magazine journalist. As a child, Howard was a big Richard Scarry fan, and still considers Lowly Worm a close confidante, even if he is an anthropomorphic worm. He lives in Hampshire, UK,  with his wife and two daughters, and enjoys getting covered in mud in the countryside while trail running or mountain biking, eating his own bodyweight in cinnamon buns, riding his Brompton, and destroying his kitchen while baking.
Gemma Correll

Gemma Correll is an illustrator originally from the UK, now based in Oakland, California. A graduate of the Norwich School for Art and Design, Gemma’s work has a strong narrative basis. She specializes in hand-drawn comics, characters, illustrations, typography, and pattern. Gemma has exhibited all over the world, and she was the recipient of a Young Guns award from the Art Director’s Club of New York in 2010. Gemma is the author and illustrator behind the quirky Doodling for… series.

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