The Day My Family Disappeared

Paperback

Home Alone meets Adrian Mole in this hilarious madcap adventure from bestselling author Jo Simmons.

Home Alone meets Adrian Mole in this hilarious madcap adventure from the bestselling author of I Swapped My Brother on the Internet.

Bob Bunyon is fed up. In a family full of artists and performers, he’s the one with no talent, the one bypassed by the creativity gene – and his four siblings just won’t let him forget it. Finally sick of being taunted for being so "normal”, Bob wishes that his family would all just disappear, but he doesn’t really expect his wish to come true!

When he wakes the next day to find everyone gone, Bob’s initial delight quickly turns to worry. Does he have supernatural powers? Is he the only survivor of a zombie apocalypse or an alien invasion?

Gathering all his courage, and employing survival skills learned from TV endurance shows, Bob sets out to find his missing family …

RRP: £6.99

ISBN

978-1-80090-107-0

Interest age

9+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

01-09-2022

Format

Paperback

Pages

80 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Author

Jo Simmons, Illustrated by Lee Cosgrove

Jo Simmons is the author of several hilarious books for young readers including Lollies Book Awards-shortlisted 'I Swapped My Brother on the Internet', 'My Parents Cancelled My Birthday', and 'I Stole My Genius Sister’s Brain'. Jo began her working life as a sub editor on magazines in London and later became a freelance journalist. She started writing for children when her two boys were young and hungry for daft and silly stories to make bedtime more fun.

Product Description

Home Alone meets Adrian Mole in this hilarious madcap adventure from bestselling author Jo Simmons.

Home Alone meets Adrian Mole in this hilarious madcap adventure from the bestselling author of I Swapped My Brother on the Internet.

Bob Bunyon is fed up. In a family full of artists and performers, he’s the one with no talent, the one bypassed by the creativity gene – and his four siblings just won’t let him forget it. Finally sick of being taunted for being so "normal”, Bob wishes that his family would all just disappear, but he doesn’t really expect his wish to come true!

When he wakes the next day to find everyone gone, Bob’s initial delight quickly turns to worry. Does he have supernatural powers? Is he the only survivor of a zombie apocalypse or an alien invasion?

Gathering all his courage, and employing survival skills learned from TV endurance shows, Bob sets out to find his missing family …

ISBN

978-1-80090-107-0

Interest age

9+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

01-09-2022

Format

Paperback

Pages

80 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Product Description

Home Alone meets Adrian Mole in this hilarious madcap adventure from bestselling author Jo Simmons.

Home Alone meets Adrian Mole in this hilarious madcap adventure from the bestselling author of I Swapped My Brother on the Internet.

Bob Bunyon is fed up. In a family full of artists and performers, he’s the one with no talent, the one bypassed by the creativity gene – and his four siblings just won’t let him forget it. Finally sick of being taunted for being so "normal”, Bob wishes that his family would all just disappear, but he doesn’t really expect his wish to come true!

When he wakes the next day to find everyone gone, Bob’s initial delight quickly turns to worry. Does he have supernatural powers? Is he the only survivor of a zombie apocalypse or an alien invasion?

Gathering all his courage, and employing survival skills learned from TV endurance shows, Bob sets out to find his missing family …

Author

Jo Simmons, Illustrated by Lee Cosgrove

Jo Simmons is the author of several hilarious books for young readers including Lollies Book Awards-shortlisted 'I Swapped My Brother on the Internet', 'My Parents Cancelled My Birthday', and 'I Stole My Genius Sister’s Brain'. Jo began her working life as a sub editor on magazines in London and later became a freelance journalist. She started writing for children when her two boys were young and hungry for daft and silly stories to make bedtime more fun.