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Winner of the 1995 Children's Book Award (picture category), this is The revolting tale of the ghastly Mr Skumskins O'Parsley, whose favourite dishes include wormcast butties, squashed tadpoles on toast and bogey burgers. One of his cakes with revolting ingredients turns on him.
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Jeanne Willis wrote her first book when she was five years old and hasn't stopped writing since. She has now written over eighty titles, including picture books, novels and television scripts. She has also won numerous awards, including the Children's Book Award, the Sheffield Children's Book Award and the Silver Smarties Prize. Her teen novel, Naked Without a Flat, was shortlisted for the Whitbread Award in 2004. She writes with her pet rat keeping her company and often takes inspiration from dreams and interesting conversations with strangers.Review:
"Wonderfully horrid." —School Librarian
"Guaranteed to appeal to the most reluctant of readers . . . children will relish the rhyming text, and will revel in the horrors of the antihero's kitchen." —Junior Education
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Book Description Andersen Press Ltd. Hardcover. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatâ€™ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Seller Inventory # 2827421473
Book Description Andersen Press Ltd, 1994. Condition: D'occasion - Tr?s Bon Etat. Seller Inventory # SP03_38
Book Description Andersen Press, London, 1994. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Korky Paul (illustrator). First Edition. Illustrated in colour throughout by KORKY PAUL. Hardback: glossy colour pictorial boards, top and bottom page edges a bit rippled, vg+. 4to, unpaginated. Seller Inventory # 15J141
Book Description Andersen Press, 1994. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Paul, Korky (illustrator). COOKERY_FICTION CHILDREN'S FICTION, children's and illustrated, color pictorial cover, Seller Inventory # A4737
Book Description Andersen Press Ltd, 1994. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Seller Inventory # P020862644771