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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Colin McNaughton was born in Northumberland and had his first book published while he was still at college. He is now one of Britain's most highly acclaimed authors and illustrators of children's books and a winner of many prestigious awards, including the Emil/Kurt Maschler Award in 1991. Suddenly! was shortlisted for both the Smarties prize and the WHSmith/SHE under-fives awards.Review:
Reviews for the Preston series: 'For sheer fun and verve, Colin McNaughton is unbeatable.' Radio Times 'Colin McNaughton combines graphic finesse with comic book slapstick Children will love the mad jokes.' Guardian 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.' Schoolsnet 'With lively comic images and speech bubbles... there are some great comic moments.' Junior 'Tingle with anticipation at each imminent new horror - classic Colin McNaughton.' Practical Parenting
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