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Mr Penguin and the Fortress of Secrets

Alex T. Smith


PUBLISHED: 20th September 2018
ISBN: 9781444932096
ANNOTATION:
From the international bestselling creator of Claude comes a brand new hero: Mr Penguin. Indiana Jones meets Hercule Poirot in this series from Alex T. Smith.
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PUBLISHED: 20th September 2018
ISBN: 9781444932096
ANNOTATION:
From the international bestselling creator of Claude comes a brand new hero: Mr Penguin. Indiana Jones meets Hercule Poirot in this series from Alex T. Smith.

Annotation

From the international bestselling creator of Claude comes a brand new hero: Mr Penguin. Indiana Jones meets Hercule Poirot in this series from Alex T. Smith.

Publisher Description

From the international bestselling creator of Claude comes a brand new hero: Mr Penguin. Indiana Jones meets Hercule Poirot in this series from Alex T. Smith.

Follow Mr Penguin and Colin as they crash-land on a snowy mountain. Will they be able to solve the mystery of the missing pets? What are the strange noises coming from the abandoned fortress? And will Mr Penguin conquer his fear of flying?

Find out in the second Mr Penguin book with plenty of slapstick humour, mystery and adventure.

Highly illustrated throughout with a striking black and orange design.

Praise for Mr Penguin and the Lost Treasure:

'Addictive slapstick' - Guardian

'The perfect introduction to mystery stories' - Scotsman

Have you read them all?

  1. Mr Penguin and the Lost Treasure

  2. Mr Penguin and the Fortress of Secrets

  3. Mr Penguin and the Catastrophic Cruise

Author Biography

Author-illustrator Alex T. Smith is the award-winning creator of the bestselling Claude series, which is published in 16 languages worldwide, and begins airing as a TV show on Disney Junior in 2018. Alex's newest series, Mr Penguin, launched in 2017, to widespread praise. Alex's quirky, witty writing and illustrations are instantly recognisable, critically-acclaimed and as popular with adults as children. Alex is also widely-praised for his work illustrating children's classics: he won Children's Book of the World Illustration Award 2016 for his illustrations in a new edition of Dodie Smith's The Hundred and One Dalmatians; he has created new art for books by Enid Blyton, Eva Ibbotson and Richmal Crompton. Alex has collaborated with Watership Down author Richard Adams on his last book, Egg Box Dragon, as well as David Almond, and Juno Dawson. Alex has won the UKLA Picture Book Award and the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award, and been shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Award. He was the official World Book Day illustrator in 2014.

Review

Alex T Smith's second book in the charming and hilarious Mr Penguin series is a plunging plane-ride of action and excitement with a very British sensibility that will delight fans of funny illustrated books. BookTrust

Long Description

From the international bestselling creator of Claude comes a brand new hero: Mr Penguin. Indiana Jones meets Hercule Poirot in this series from Alex T. Smith. Follow Mr Penguin and Colin as they crash-land on a snowy mountain. Will they be able to solve the mystery of the missing pets? What are the strange noises coming from the abandoned fortress? And will Mr Penguin conquer his fear of flying?Find out in the second Mr Penguin book with plenty of slapstick humour, mystery and adventure. Highly illustrated throughout with a striking black and orange design. Praise for Mr Penguin and the Lost Treasure :'Addictive slapstick' - Guardian 'The perfect introduction to mystery stories' - Scotsman Have you read them all? 1. Mr Penguin and the Lost Treasure2. Mr Penguin and the Fortress of Secrets3. Mr Penguin and the Catastrophic Cruise

Review Quote

Alex T Smith's second book in the charming and hilarious Mr Penguin series is a plunging plane-ride of action and excitement with a very British sensibility that will delight fans of funny illustrated books.

Promotional "Headline"

From the international bestselling creator of Claude comes a brand new hero: Mr Penguin. Indiana Jones meets Hercule Poirot in this series from Alex T. Smith.

Product Details

Author
Alex T. Smith
Audience Age
6-8
Publisher
Hachette Children's Group
Series
Mr Penguin
Year
2018
ISBN-10
1444932098
ISBN-13
9781444932096
Format
Hardcover
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
Illustrated in black and orange
Pages
288
Subtitle
Book 2
Publication Date
2018-09-20
Media
Book
Language
English
Audience
Children/Juvenile