More Funny Stories

More Funny Stories

by Roger McGough, Adam Stower




You'll find yummy cakes and hairy spiders, smelly goats and talking dogs, outrageous aunts, and teenage angst in this rib-tickling collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780753456576
Publisher: Kingfisher
Publication date: 11/14/2003
Series: Red Hot Reads Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.11(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.76(d)
Age Range: 9 - 14 Years

About the Author

Roger McGough, born in Liverpool, England, is one of that country's most celebrated poets. He is the author of more than fifty books and has written numerous scripts, including the script for the Beatles' film Yellow Submarine. In 1986 his lyrics for the Broadway production of The Wind in the Willows received a Tony nomination. Roger is also the two-time recipient of the U.K.'s Signal Poetry Award and a British O.B.E.

Table of Contents

A Foreword of Warning7
In the Shower with Andy9
WOOF! (an extract)18
Who Needs an Aries Ape?27
The Snooks Family35
Double Fudge (an extract)38
A Work of Art62
Harry the Street Pigeon72
William's New Year's Day81
The Day of Judgment95
The Yellow Ribbon110
The Ship of Fools112
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (an extract)128
The Great Golden Belly Button133
The Ratcatcher136
At the Zoo143
Julius Caesar's Goat (an extract)145
Viking Treasure151
Break a Leg161
Uncle Trevor's Magic Flying Slippers168
Blabber Mouth (an extract)177
How Tom Beat Captain Najork and His Hired Sportsmen187
The Hitchhiker193
Spider George207

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