Clumsies Make a Mess of the School

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More sparklingly funny adventures about the much-loved talking mice that live under Howard's desk, eat his biscuits, try and help him out, but only ever end up making a mess.

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Sorrel Anderson hasn't always been a writer. Once upon a time she worked as a civil servant, and it was there that she found the inspiration for her characters - quite literally. One morning she came into work to find a pair of mice in a plastic bag under her desk, eating up her biscuits. She named them Purvis and Mickey Thompson, and that very day, the Clumsies were born!

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Praise for The Clumsies Make a Mess:"Anderson has a gift for combining simple, sparse elements - meek man, bully boss, shabby office, talking mice - to wonderfully surreal effect." - Financial Times"Occasionally a book comes along that makes my children collapse into fits of giggles... my children were near hysterical by the end of the first paragraph." - The Telegraph Magazine"Charming debut...with its stylish cartoons and pages that look crumpled, blotted and scattered with biscuit crumbs, this book will win youngsters over with its child-like illogicality and the way in which Howard goes happily along with anything that the anarchic inventiveness of the Clumsies leads him to." - Sunday Times Culture - Children's Book of the Week"The kids will love getting mucky with them." - Irish World"If you enjoy these stories as much as I did, you will be waiting for the next book in the series." - Families MagazinePraise for The Clumsies Make a Mess of the Big Show:"Ideal for children who like a little bit of wizard-free, humorous fantasy in a silly but everyday setting." - Junior

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