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A near thing for Captain Najork

By: Hoban, Russell Blake, Quentin(Illustrated by)

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140635564X / 9781406355642
Paperback
02/04/2015
Stock expected by 23/04/2021
United Kingdom
28 cm 32 unnumbered pages : chiefly illustrations (colour)
Children / Juvenile  Learn More
Quiz No: 226490, Points 0.50, Book Level 4.30,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 1975.

Another classic from Russell Hoban and Quentin Blake, featuring a jam-powered frog and an eccentric headmistress ... as nutty and compulsive as ever. A Russell Hoban and Quentin Blake classic, and a brilliant companion volume to How Tom Beat Captain Najork and His Hired Sportsmen, this is the story of Tom who invents a jam-powered frog.

Fooling around as he loves to do, Tom takes his Aunt Bundlejoy Cosysweet out on the frog out for a spin.

When Captain Najork sees them hopping past his window, he and his hired sportsmen jump into their pedal-powered snake and set off in hot pursuit.

Events, adventure and sheer craziness conspire to bring Tom and the Captain together at the local girls' boarding school, where Aunt Fidget Wonkham-Strong Najork is in the middle of a best-of-three arm-wrestling contest against the Headmistress...

A rip-roaring adventure guaranteed to keep the pages turning and the laughs bouncing off the ceiling!

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