Baddiel pens second children’s book

HarperCollins Children’s Books will publish The Person Controller, the second children’s book from author and comedian David Baddiel. Illustrated by Jim Field, the book is about Fred and Ellie - twins who end up inside a video game, and will be published this October. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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