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twits

The Twits
Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake (illustrator)
(UK: Puffin, 2016; USA: Puffin, 2007)

Mr Twit is a foul and smelly man with bits of cornflake and sardine in his beard. Mrs Twit is a horrible old hag with a glass eye. Together they make the nastiest couple you could ever hope not to meet.

Down in their garden, the Twits keep Muggle-Wump the monkey and his family locked in a cage. But not for much longer, because the monkeys are planning to trick the terrible Twits, once and for all…

Recommended by:
Liz Fay

Available in the UK via ‘My Local Bookshop‘ search engine or Amazon (The Twits)
Available in the USA via Amazon (The Twits)

christmasaurusThe Christmasaurus
Tom Fletcher
(UK; Puffin, 2016; USA: Puffin, 2016)

Forget everything you thought you knew about the North Pole, and set off on a Christmas Eve adventure with boy named William Trundle, an elf named Snozzletrump, Santa Claus (yes! The real Santa Claus!), a nasty piece of work called the Hunter, and a most unusual dinosaur . . .

Recommended by:
Christopher NorrisJolabokaflod Book Campaign

Available in the UK via ‘My Local Bookshop‘ search engine or Amazon (The Christmasaurus)
Available in the USA via Amazon (The Christmasaurus)