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  • Published: 30 September 2012
  • ISBN: 9781448100378
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 64

The Monster Crisp-Guzzler




A hilarious tale of a very unusual teacher in a special Colour First Reader format perfect for beginner readers.

At her new school, Mira discovers she has a very unusual teacher - a teacher who turns into a real-life dragon when she eats crisps! This comes in very handy when the class run into trouble on a school trip to the seaside...

  • Published: 30 September 2012
  • ISBN: 9781448100378
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 64

About the authors

Malorie Blackman

Malorie Blackman has written over seventy books for children and young adults, including the Noughts & Crosses series, Thief and a science-fiction thriller, Chasing the Stars. Many of her books have also been adapted for stage and television, including a BAFTA-award-winning BBC production of Pig-Heart Boy and a Pilot Theatre stage adaptation by Sabrina Mahfouz of Noughts & Crosses. There is also a major BBC production of Noughts & Crosses, with Roc Nation (Jay-Z’s entertainment company) curating the soundtrack as executive music producer. In 2005 Malorie was honoured with the Eleanor Farjeon Award in recognition of her distinguished contribution to the world of children’s books. In 2008 she received an OBE for her services to children’s literature, and between 2013 and 2015 she was the Children’s Laureate. Most recently Malorie wrote for the Doctor Who series on BBC One, and the fifth novel in her Noughts & Crosses series, Crossfire, was published by Penguin Random House Children’s in summer 2019.

Sami Sweeten

Malorie Blackman's books have won several awards, including the Children's Book Award for Noughts & Crosses. She has also won the W. H. Smith Mind-Boggling Books Award and the Young Telegraph/Gimme 5 Award, as well as being shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. Pig-Heart Boy was adapted into a BAFTA-award-winning TV serial. In 2008 Malorie was honoured with an OBE for her services to Children's Literature.

Praise for The Monster Crisp-Guzzler

This is the latest offering from the same lady who brought us the magical Snow Dog amongst many others and only enhances her reputation.

Michael Harnett, The New London Independent

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