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Buckle and Squash and the Land of the Giants

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The sequel to Buckle and Squash and the Monstrous Moat-Dragon by Sarah Courtauld - winner of the 2014 Sainsbury's Children's Book Award. A funny quest adventure featuring two very different sisters, a magical snail and a giant who loves to play with dolls' houses . . .



Here begins a tale of Eliza, who wants to become a swashbuckling hero, and Lavender, who dreams of b

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Paperback, 192 pages
Published July 2nd 2015 by Macmillan
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Jason
Jun 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Sarah Courtauld is one of the best children's book writers around, she makes it so easy for a parent to read the story to the kid. The characters seem to have a natural voice, there is plenty of screaming, shouting, arm waving and laughing to do. It's a sign of a good book when my daughter gets the "uncontrollable giggles"

The book is well illustrated again with pencil drawings, some full page ones and lots of little ones dotted throughout the book.

The plot is strong, girl wishes for a prince, a
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Sarah Courtauld lives in London and writes and illustrates funny books for children. Her favourite children's writers are Andy Stanton, Roald Dahl, Tove Jansson, J Meade Falkner and Lemony Snicket, although her all time favourite children's book is The Princess Bride.

Acclaim for Buckle and Squash & the Monstrous Moat Dragon:

"Delicious!"
Gertrude the goat.