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Harold Snipperpot’s Best Disaster Ever

Beatrice Alemagna


A fun, heart-warming story about a lonely boy named Harold Snipperpot, and what happens when his parents decide to throw him a birthday party

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Harold Philip Snipperpot is turning seven years old. He’s never had a real birthday party. His parents are too grumpy. But this year is going to be different. Thanks to an amazing man named Mr. Ponzio, something incredible is going to happen on Harold’s birthday – and it’s going to be absolutely extraordinary.

Full of surprises, every animal imaginable, and magical moments galore, Harold Snipperpot's Best Disaster Ever is a rumbustious exploration of the ways in which good things can emerge from disaster.

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'Striking … a treat'
Sunday Times

'Alemagna [has a] brilliant eye for the absurd '

'Extraordinary … beautifully told and illustrated'
Parents in Touch

'Utterly fabulous'
Read It Daddy!

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Book Details

Format: Paperback

Size: 30.5 x 22.9 cm

Extent: 44 pp

Publication date: 16 September 2021

ISBN: 9780500652503

About the Author

Beatrice Alemagna is an author and illustrator of children’s books. She is the winner of numerous awards, including the New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book Award and the Hans Christian Andersen Award.