Scribbleboy by Philip Ridley
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Scribbleboy by Philip Ridley

Book Awards

  • Shortlisted for Carnegie Medal 1998.
  • Shortlisted for LA Carnegie Medal 1998.

Book Description

Bailey arrives in a new neighbourhood with his extraordinary family. He has no friends but receives a mysterious invitation to join the Scribbleboy Fan Club. The one and only founder member is Ziggy Fuzz. His vital mission is to spread the word about Scribbleboy and his amazing scribbles which years ago transformed the gloomy grey concrete of the neighbourhood. Swept along in plans to discover the identity of the mythical artist, Bailey carries on his work so the scribbles start again and eventually he discovers the scribbleboy is in fact a scribblegirl!

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780140368949
ISBN-10: 0140368949
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 14mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Puffin
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Aug-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Philip Ridley

Philip Ridley was born in the East End of London, where he still lives and works. He studied painting at St Martin's School of Art and went on to write adult novels, plays for radio and the screenplay for THE KRAYS. He received considerable acclaim for his first adult novel, IN THE EYES OF MR FURY, and his reputation as a writer for children is soaring. KRINDLEKRAX was the winner of the W H Smith Mind-Boggling Books Award and the children's choice for the Smarties Prize.

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