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Abby: Confusion and Catastrophe By Margaret Ryan

Abby: Confusion and Catastrophe by Margaret Ryan

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A hilarious novel about the chaos Abby and her matchmaking granny bring to their family life, by a popular children's author. A wedding's on the cards ...

Abby: Confusion and Catastrophe Summary

Abby: Confusion and Catastrophe by Margaret Ryan

Abby's up against her rival Belinda Fishcake in a talent contest ...unfortunately Abby has a voice that can peel paint, and the brace doesn't help either Handsome Harris, Grandma Aphrodite's husband, is now living with Abby and her family - and the house is beginning to seem very small. Especially when he starts up an odd-job business from their back-yard. And Grandma is going all out for her Aphrodite's Ark business. Then a man with a big black beard and a baseball cap starts lurking around outside the house. Abby's convinced it's the Australian mafia, who've finally caught up with Handsome Harris ...

Abby: Confusion and Catastrophe Reviews

Books for children seeking something more original ... can make all the difference. Margaret Ryan, Rose Impey and Shoo Rayner are amongst those serving this market with diligence and skill. The Guardian Operation Boyfriend: 'We loved it!' Blush magazine Hover Boy: 'Popular Scottish author, Margaret Ryan, has the recipe just right. Her not-so-secret ingredient is a well-developed sense of humour ... illustrated with Nicola Slater's stylishly retro line drawings.' The Scotsman

About Margaret Ryan

Margaret Ryan is a full-time writer, after a long career as a primary school teacher. She is now an established children's author and travels extensively throughout Scotland, England and Wales visiting schools and libraries. In 2000, she won the Scottish Arts' Council Book Award.

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Abby: Confusion and Catastrophe by Margaret Ryan
Used - Good
Hachette Children's Group
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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