Hubert Horatio: A Very Fishy Tale: World Book Day 2019
Lauren Child, Read by Tamsin Greig

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Narrated By: Tamsin Greig

Duration: 24 minutes

What to expect

A deliciously funny tale from Lauren Child – the superstar creator of Clarice Bean and Charlie and Lola – especially for World Book Day!

Hubert Horatio is quite possibly the most responsible and clever child you will ever meet.

This is the very fishy tale of how an ordinary day became the death-defying rescue of Hubert Horatio. And who did the rescuing? Why Hubert, of course…


Children's / Teenage: General fiction, Children's / Teenage: Humorous stories

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Praise for Hubert Horatio – How to Raise Your Grown-ups:

‘Witty and appealing… A very fun read’ – BookTrust

‘Delightful’ – Books for Keeps

‘Wry, inventive and whimsical … pages to pore over’ – The Sunday Times Culture Magazine

‘The combination of short stories and oodles of illustrations means it’s the perfect book for any child out there over six who reckons that they could teach their own grown-ups a thing or two.’ – The Sun

‘Totally mad and really very funny’ – Angels and Urchins