Charlie #8: Charlie and the Big Birthday Bash

Charlie can’t believe his big brother Max hates parties and doesn’t want to celebrate his birthday! So Charlie sets out to give him a surprise birthday bash that he’ll never forget! Yet more trouble is in store for lovable little rascal Charlie in this latest book of his tearaway adventures. Fresh and laugh-out-loud funny stuff from Whitbread Award winner Hilary McKay.

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    Hilary McKay

    Hilary McKay is the award-winning author of many children’s books including the much loved Casson family series.


    Hilary’s awards include the Guardian prize for The Exiles, the Nestle Smarties prize for The Exiles at Home, and the Costa Award for Saffy’s Angel and The Skylark’s War.

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