Another hilarious adventure with the unpredictable and uncontrollable Zeus!
JOHN DOUGHERTY lives in Gloucestershire. A supply teacher with
plenty of experience of classroom activities in primary education,
he is also a singer-songwriter with one CD already available - and
has appeared on TV when his living room was designed in a Gothic
style by Laurence Llewellyn-Bowen. In 2004, he also ran the London
Marathon to raise funds for a charity to help children in care.
Zeus on the Loose was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award in 2004 and Jack Slater, Monster Investigator was shortlisted for the Ottaker's Children's Book Prize in 2005
This is a well-balanced blend of school story - complete with
knockabout humour - and some valuable information about classical
myths and legends -- Lyndsay Fraser * Scottish Sunday Herald *
Zany story with lots of information on Ancient Greece * Bournemouth Daily Echo *
An instantly involving, constantly hilarious tale -- Andy Stanton * Junior Education *
This book with its eye catching metallic book cover and intriguing title just begs to be read . . . There is so much to keep young readers entertained in this book. There's magic, a clever, fast moving plot, a school setting which children can easily identify with and interesting characters. . . . Greek Mythology is a central theme and it is a masterstroke to introduce young readers to it in a very unusual way * Armadillo *
It's as crazy as it sounds. Suspend belief and enjoy * Cork Evening Echo *