Patrick The Party-Hater

Patrick The Party-Hater

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Balloons! Sausages on sticks! An entertainer! Oh NO! It must be a party ...Patrick loves making models and creating his own inventions. He does not love Musical Bumps, big crowds and having to be jolly. But his mum is convinced that going to parties is good for him. She even wants him to have one of his own. Surely there must be a better idea?show more

Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 6mm | 75g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552561851
  • 9780552561853
  • 2,090,325

Review quote

"Clever and wryly observant" -- Michael Thorn * TES * "Well-paced with a dramatic crescendo and appealing, amusing illustrations" * Junior * "This is a superb book which is a joy to read" * Write Away! * "This is an engaging and sensitive story . . . Jam-packed with fun and a wonderful read" * Carlisle News & Star * "Another excellent offering from this award-winning author" * Teaching and Learning *show more

About Emily Smith

Emily Smith is a journalist and mother of three children. Her very first children's book, ASTRID THE AU PAIR FROM OUTER SPACE, won the silver medal in the 6-8 age group, at the Smarties Prize 1999. Her next title for Young Corgi, THE SHRIMP, won the 6-8 age group Smarties gold medal in 2000.show more

Review Text

"Well-paced with a dramatic crescendo and appealing, amusing illustrations"show more

Back cover copy

Balloons? Sausages on sticks? An entertainer? Oh NO! It must be a party... Patrick loves making models and creating his own inventions. He does not love Musical Bumps, big crowds and having to be jolly. But his mum is convinced that going to parties is good for him. She even wants him to have one of his own. Surely there must be a better idea? A very special story from the author of Astrid, the Au Pair from Outer Space and The Shrimp.show more