Good news! It's a beautiful day. Hooray!
Bad news! It's a school day. Boo!
Good news! You've got the day off. Hooray!
Bad news! To go to the dentist. Boo!
A boy's walk to the dentist becomes a hazardous adventure featuring a host of frightful characters. There is a surprise around every corner as he encounters such fearsome creatures as his worst teacher, aliens, a dinosaur, and a witch – each more terrifying than the last!
But it's all right, his luck is in… or is it? Will our hero ever arrive at the dreaded dentist? Is it good news, or bad news?
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Sometimes, even the most simple of tasks can turn into an extremely hazardous adventure: take the poor boy walking to the dentist in Colin McNaughton's Good News, Bad News. One minute he is walking down the street minding his own business. The next, he is confronted by a host of horrid characters, all determined to stop him reaching his destination..
This clever and unusual book is filled with comedy and suspense, and will fuel any young reader's imagination. A great book for sharing, and ideal for more reluctant readers, Good News, Bad Newsis a quirky little gem. (Ages 5-7) --Susan HarrisonReview:
Reviews for the Preston series:
‘For sheer fun and verve, Colin McNaughton is unbeatable.’
‘Colin McNaughton combines graphic finesse with comic book slapstick… Children will love the mad jokes.’
Reviews for Don’t Step on the Crack:
‘With pictures to make you laugh out loud and a wickedly amusing story, ‘Don’t Step on the Crack’ is yet another winner from Colin McNaughton.’
‘With lively comic images and speech bubbles… there are some great comic moments.’
‘Tingle with anticipation at each imminent new horror – classic Colin McNaughton.’ Practical Parenting
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Book Description HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. USED BUT OTHERWISE OF GOOD QUALITY ** SUPER FAST SHIPPING FROM UK WAREHOUSE ** 30 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. Bookseller Inventory # mon0002079500
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Book Description Collins, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. An EX LIBRARY copy in VERY GOOD condition.May have some library identification marks/stamps. Daily dispatch from UK warehouse. This book is in VERY GOOD overall condition, showing only light signs of previous ownership. Bookseller Inventory # mon0002927924
Book Description HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used; Good. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001667976
Book Description Collins, London, 2001. Laminated Boards. Book Condition: Very Good. McNaughton, Colin (illustrator). First Edition. Near fine - some slight wear on surface and at edges of cover. First printing. Bookseller Inventory # 002864