Humour, goo-someness and general brilliance to match Captain Underpants at its best Fun and fantastic black and white line artwork on every page, which a 4 page 'comic-style' introduction to the characters Equally brilliant sequel Night of the Living Bed to follow 3 months later
Duncan McCoshan (Knife) and Jem Packer bring a distinctive humour, style and and imagination to both fiction and non-fiction. Their popular cartoon strip It's Grim up North London first appeared in Private Eye in 1999 and they have made regular contributions to Guardian Education, BBC History Magazine and The Times. Duncan's cartoons have also appeared in The Times, the Independent, New Statesman, and Maxim among others. Jem also works as a comedy writer for television and radio and can regularly be heard on BBC Radio and LBC. They both live in London.
'Hilarious ... you will read right 'til the end' First News 'This quirky adventure, a case of Captain Underpants meets the ghost busters, with its graphic text and geeky characters is action packed, funny and appealing. With a comic strip introduction to the characters and short snappy text integrated with plenty of line drawing the whole book is packed with life. It will have a wide appeal, particularly for reluctant readers and boys' Armadillo Magazine Online 'With a comic book style already proved to be popular and a combination of humour, monsters and chocolate, this is a tempting treat for reluctant readers and chocoholics alike' Learning Support 'A fun, easy-reading book for younger readers full of lively illustrations of people with Y-fronts on their heads' Junior Education Plus