Rover and the Big Fat Baby
A hilarious new Rover adventure for young readers from the Booker Prize-winning author Roddy Doyle and illustrated by Chris Judge.The BFB (Big Fat Baby) is missing!Can Rover the wonder dog and his little nephew Messi (who is actually very tidy) track her down?While Rover and co. are hot on the trail of the BFB, via Granny Mack's backpack, the post lady's basket and a plane bound for Africa, it looks like the Gigglers are about to run out of poo . . .And without an urgent delivery from Rover, how will they be able to give the Giggler Treatment to grumpy adults and help kids all over the country?Rover returns in a brand-new adventure in the bestselling series by Booker Prize-winner Roddy Doyle.
A hilarious new Rover adventure for young readers from the Booker Prize-winning author Roddy Doyle and illustrated by Chris Judge.
Shortlisted for Specsavers Irish Children's Book of the Year: Junior 2016.
Bestselling author Roddy Doyle is acclaimed across the world. He was born in Dublin in 1958 and still lives there today. He has won many awards for his writing, including the Booker Prize and a BAFTA for Best Screenplay. He has also won the Irish Children's Book of the Year and was shortlisted for the prestigious CILIP Carnegie Medal. His novel The Commitments was turned into a blockbuster film directed by Alan Parker and opened as a musical in 2013 to rave reviews. Rover and the Big Fat Baby is his eighth novel for children and the fourth book in the series which began with The Giggler Treatment. Chris Judge is an illustrator, artist and children's picture-book author based in Dublin, Ireland. His work is a mixture of illustration, painting and design, and his first picture book, The Lonely Beast (Andersen Press), won the 2011 Supersavers Irish Children's Book of the Year. He illustrates the Danger is everywhere series (Penguin) in collaboration with David O'Doherty, and illustrated Roddy Doyle's 2014 children's novel Brilliant.