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A case of mistaken identity leads to unintentional criminal activity when a dream family holiday goes terribly wrong in this punny comedy caper from author-illustrator Tom McLaughlin.

The Goodfellows are the perfect family. From helping the local community to scooping up prizes in school, there's nothing they can't do. And they've just won the holiday of a lifetime to the Big Apple!

When the family touchdown in New York and overhear a gentleman looking for the goodfellas, they can only assume he's there to pick them up. But soon they're involved in a diamond robbery and a gangster named Big Tony is thanking them for their impeccable work. It looks like everything for the Goodfellows is about to go very, very wrong ...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 130 x 198 x 10mm | 175g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1800900368
  • 9781800900363
  • 1,745,720

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"A delightful and amusing romp ... [Tom McLaughlin is] not just a talented writer but he has also illustrated the book throughout and these drawings are an excellent addition for younger readers in particular" -- The Letterpress Project "Just brilliant. Full of humour, witty comedy of error, Tom has got this spot on and what a clever idea for a story which young children are just going to love!" -- Emma Suffield, librarian "Bursting with laugh-out-loud fun and hilarious hijinks ... McLaughlin's lively story-telling will keep readers hooked" -- A Word About Books, blog "With laugh-out loud hijinks and unexpected twists, readers will devour this crazy adventure" -- Scope for Imagination, blog
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About Tom McLaughlin

Tom McLaughlin is an author and illustrator from Devon. After graduating from Falmouth College of Art he worked for 10 years as a political cartoonist. He started in the world of children's books by illustrating other people's work before turning his hand to writing. He is now best known for The Accidental ... series which includes the bestselling title The Accidental Prime Minister. He lives in Exeter with his family.
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