By (author) Jonathan Harlen
Circus Berzerkus by Jonathan Harlen
Book DescriptionThis title is intended for ages 8 to 12 years. In the spirit of the imaginative works of Roald Dahl, Andy Griffiths, and Paul Jennings, this inventive work will excite young readers with an offbeat, hilarious take on a world of circuses and ghosts. This spirited tale follows child circus performer, Marvin Gumbo as he attempts to save his family's circus from ruin at the hands of Dancing Dan, a charismatic lion tamer. Along the way, Marvin befriends an incredible cast of characters, including Chubby Cupcakes, a fat lady who operates her own forklift; the Great Zambini, the circus's strong man who happens to glow in the dark; and Rajah, the ghost of a dead elephant who playfully narrates Marvin's adventures.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781865087702
(196mm x 130mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Allen & Unwin Children's Books
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: Australia
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Drop Dead, Mad Dog Fred, Paperback (April 2005)
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Circus Berzerkus, Paperback (April 2005)
Enter Marvin Gumbo, the only kid in the world who can kiss his own bottom.Meet Chubby Cupcakes, the Fat Lady with her own personal forklift; Rajah, the elephant who reports on his own funeral; the Great Zambini, glow-in-the-dark strongman; and Dancing Dan, lion-tamer extraordinaire.
Brain Scam, Paperback (April 2005)» View all books by Jonathan Harlen
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Author Biography - Jonathan Harlen
Jonathon Harlen is the author of "Brain Scam" and "The Cockroach War."
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