The Day the Hiccups Took Over

Paperback

When Frank's hiccups just won't STOP, they get him into all kinds of trouble in this madcap caper from comedy genius and bestselling author Jo Simmons.

A case of incurable hiccups leads to hilarity in this hilarious caper from comedy genius and bestselling author Jo Simmons.

Frank has a big day ahead of him, with a trip to the dentist, a trumpet exam, a swimming contest and, most important of all, he has tickets to see his knitting hero on stage right here in his hometown! But all that is put at risk when Frank wakes up with the hiccups. And they just won’t STOP! Helped by his new friend Daisy, Frank tries ever more madcap ideas to get the hiccups to go away. But will the whole day end in disappointment and humiliation, or will Frank manage to turn calamity into a dramatic triumph? 

RRP: £7.99

ISBN

978-1-80090-217-6

Interest age

9+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

01-06-2023

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

When Frank's hiccups just won't STOP, they get him into all kinds of trouble in this madcap caper from comedy genius and bestselling author Jo Simmons.

A case of incurable hiccups leads to hilarity in this hilarious caper from comedy genius and bestselling author Jo Simmons.

Frank has a big day ahead of him, with a trip to the dentist, a trumpet exam, a swimming contest and, most important of all, he has tickets to see his knitting hero on stage right here in his hometown! But all that is put at risk when Frank wakes up with the hiccups. And they just won’t STOP! Helped by his new friend Daisy, Frank tries ever more madcap ideas to get the hiccups to go away. But will the whole day end in disappointment and humiliation, or will Frank manage to turn calamity into a dramatic triumph? 

ISBN

978-1-80090-217-6

Interest age

9+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

01-06-2023

Format

Paperback

Pages

80 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Product Description

When Frank's hiccups just won't STOP, they get him into all kinds of trouble in this madcap caper from comedy genius and bestselling author Jo Simmons.

A case of incurable hiccups leads to hilarity in this hilarious caper from comedy genius and bestselling author Jo Simmons.

Frank has a big day ahead of him, with a trip to the dentist, a trumpet exam, a swimming contest and, most important of all, he has tickets to see his knitting hero on stage right here in his hometown! But all that is put at risk when Frank wakes up with the hiccups. And they just won’t STOP! Helped by his new friend Daisy, Frank tries ever more madcap ideas to get the hiccups to go away. But will the whole day end in disappointment and humiliation, or will Frank manage to turn calamity into a dramatic triumph? 

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.