Bagthorpes V. the World

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Oxford University Press, 2005 - Bagthorpe family (Fictitious characters) - 277 pages
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When Mr Bagthorpe gets his latest bank statement, all hell breaks loose! He thinks he's broke and nothing can persuade him that the bank has made a mistake. All he can think about is saving money - and that means that if the Bagthorpes don't raise it themselves, they're not eating it. Noshops; no sweets; no arguments.But the Bagthorpes have never really been hunter-gatherers. So, while Granny Bagthorpe retires to her room to scoff a hamper from Harrods, the rest of the family find food - and how to stop it escaping - a whole new challenge!

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In Bagthorpes V. the World, the Bagthorpes turn their attention from genius, fortune, and immortality, and focus instead on Survival. They are on a quest to be Self-Sufficient . . . and the Bagthorpes ... Read full review

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Four-times shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal. Twice winner of - and twice nominated for - the BAFTA Writer's Award. Author of such classics as 'The Bongleweed', 'The Piemakers' and 'Lizzie Dripping'.

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