Summary

Shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny prize 2010, The Clumsies are back in their sixth and most hilarious book yet - and they’re making a very big mess of the airport. More sparklingly funny adventures about the much-loved talking mice that live under Howard's desk, eat his biscuits, try and help him out, but only ever end up making a mess. This time they are at the airport, but a mix up at security sees the Clumsies end up in the wrong suitcase and running amok in Departures.
©2012 Sorrel Anderson (P)2012 HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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Critic reviews

"Anderson has a gift for combining simple, sparse elements – meek man, bully boss, shabby office, talking mice – to wonderfully surreal effect." ( Financial Times)
"Charming debut…. With its stylish cartoons and pages that look crumpled, blotted and scattered with biscuit crumbs, this book will win youngsters over with its child-like illogicality and the way in which Howard goes happily along with anything that the anarchic inventiveness of the Clumsies leads him to."( Sunday Times Culture – Children's Book of the Week)
"Occasionally a book comes along that makes my children collapse into fits of giggles…. my children were near hysterical by the end of the first paragraph." ( The Telegraph Magazine)
"The kids will love getting mucky with them." ( Irish World)
"If you enjoy these stories as much as I did, you will be waiting for the next book in the series." ( Families Magazine)
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