A madcap tale of skullduggery, thievery and downright rottenness as the awful Spangles McNasty tries to get rich quick by stealing all the goldfish in town.
Steve Webb (Author)
Steve Webb was born in Newcastle, and studied at Bristol Art College. He is also the author of the successful Tanka Tanka Skunk. He currently lives in the Peak District with his wife and three children.
Chris Mould (Illustrator)
Chris Mould is an award-winning illustrator who went to art school at 16. His work includes picture books and fiction, animation and satirical cartoons for national newspapers. He lives in Yorkshire with his wife and has two grown-up daughters.
"Skullduggery, thievery and anarchic humour in a heavily
illustrated tale for fans of Mr Gum." -- Fiona Noble * The
"With its zany plot, an abundance of the fanciful imagery and word play that young readers love, this is unadulterated fun!" -- Andrea Reece * Lovereading4Kids *
"Both ludicrous and funny, join Freddie on the greediest, goldest and fishiest escapade of the summer." * BookTrust *
"Packed in silliness, sleuthiness and non-stop action... Heavily spangled throughout with the brilliant inky scribbly illustrations of Chris Mould, this is the start of a series featuring the best rotter I've met in ages. Move over Twits! Step aside Mr. Gum! Spangles is here and he's one in a 'bullion'!" -- Leilah Skelton * Waterstones *
"A totally silly adventure" * The Bookbag *