Author(s): Giles Andreae
"Morris the Mankiest Monster" 'must be the most revolting picture book of the year ...children will absolutely love it'. Bookseller Giles Andreae and Sarah McIntyre would like you to meet Morris, the world's stinkiest picture book hero...It's years since he last changed his t-shirt It's crusty and crawling with ants His shoes are all slurpy and squelchy inside And potatoes grow out of his pants.
The most irresistibly disgusting picture book of the year from the bestselling author of Pants and zany new illustrator Sarah McIntyre.
"More marvellous muckiness" -- Helen Brown Daily Telegraph 20091205 "Treading the tightrope between revolting and sweet is hard but Morris does it. What a gem!" Books for Keeps 20100101 "This is not a tale for the faint-hearted, but children who enjoyed the bottom humour of Giles Andreae's Pants will doubtless love it" Junior 20091101 "Must be the most revolting picture book of the year! ... This book needs a warning to parents - they're going to have to read it over and over again - children will absolutely love it" The Bookseller 20090717 "Adults will be revolted and struggle to read to the end; children, I'm afraid, will just love it" Nursery World 20100217
Award-winning children's author Giles Andreae has enjoyed success both in the UK and abroad with his picture books. Giles is also the creator of the phenomenally successful PURPLE RONNIE and EDWARD MONKTON greeting cards and merchandising. He lives in London with his wife and young children. Sarah McIntyre was born in Seattle. She studied Russian literature and art history at Bryn Mawr College, then earned a distinction while doing her master's degree in Illustration at Camberwell College of the Arts in London. She brings her love of travel and adventure to her work, and loves the thrill of being a perpetual tourist in London, where she has lived since 1999.