Harry's Mad

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Crown, 1987 - Inheritance and succession - 123 pages
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It's a mad world indeed when a boy's best friend is a talking parrot like Madison, in this rollicking new novel by the author of the award-winning book Babe the Gallant Pig. Illustrated.

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User Review  - Leslie - Goodreads

My New Year's resolution was to take games off my electronic devices so I needed an easy book to cover my need to do something slightly mindless. It worked and I even learned a few new words. Read full review

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User Review  - Hanki Nguyen - Goodreads

adorable book. I sure you will love him - Madison the parrot Read full review


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About the author (1987)

Dick King-Smith was born on March 27, 1922 in Bitten, Gloucestershire, England. Before becoming a full-time author, he was a farmer and a schoolteacher. He served in the Grenadier Guards during World War II and attended Marlborough College in Wiltshire. He has written over 100 children's books including The Fox Busters, The Hodgeheg, and The Sheep Pig (aka Babe-The Gallant Pig), which was adapted as the 1995 film Babe. The 1995 TV miniseries The Queen's Nose was also based in one of his books. He was voted Children's Author of the Year at the 1991 British Book Awards. He died on January 4, 2011 at the age of 88.

Jill Bennett and Nick Sharratt have already compiled for Oxford the successful Noisy Poems and Tasty Poems.

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