01 Eddie Dickens Trilogy Awful End: Awful End by Philip Ardagh01 Eddie Dickens Trilogy Awful End: Awful End by Philip Ardagh

01 Eddie Dickens Trilogy Awful End: Awful End

byPhilip Ardagh

Paperback | October 31, 2000

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When both of Eddie Dickens's parents catch a disease that makes them turn yellow, go a bit crinkly round the edges and smell of hot water bottles, it's agreed he should go and stay with relatives at their house Awful End. Unfortunately for Eddie, those relatives are Mad Uncle Jack and Even-Madder Aunt Maud, and it doesn't look as if the three of them are ever going to reach their destination . . .

Set in a 19th-century world of blotchy skin, runaway orphans, and a stuffed stoat called Malcolm, this wonderfully ridiculous adventure story was Philip Ardagh's first full-length work of fiction and provides pure entertainment for children aged 8-80.

Also available on Faber Penguin Audiobooks.

Philip Ardagh, whose very first Grubtown Tale won him the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, is author of over 100 books including the award-winning Eddie Dickens adventures, currently in over 30 languages. He wrote BBC radio's first truly interactive radio drama, collaborated with Sir Paul McCartney on his first children's book and is a 'regular...
Title:01 Eddie Dickens Trilogy Awful End: Awful EndFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7.8 × 5 × 0.4 inPublished:October 31, 2000Publisher:Faber & Faber AgencyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:057120354X

ISBN - 13:9780571203543

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Humorous! This book was extremely funny! I love how the characters know what Ardagh is writing. For example, he said that Mr.Pumblesnook was barking directions. And so Mr. Pumblesnook went woof,woof! .
Date published: 2004-03-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awful Ends It is one of the funniest books I have read in a great long time. Make sure you have the time to read from cover to cover when you pick it up. Makes my sides hurt from laughter!!!!!
Date published: 2003-01-04