Publication Date: 01/04/2021 ISBN: 9780702300585 Category:

Britain’s Biggest Star … Is Dad?

James Lancett, Ivor Baddiel

Publisher: Scholastic
Publication Date: 01/04/2021 ISBN: 9780702300585 Category:
Paperback / Softback


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A hilarious whodunnit about two kids trying to save the
UK’s top TV talent show from a mysterious saboteur!

“Annoyingly good.” – David Baddiel

“Ivor is a funny, clever and brilliant writer, so
it’s no surprise that he’s written such a funny, clever and brilliant
book, which is also heartwarming and full of joy. The man’s
a marvel.” – Dermot O’Leary

“Kids are going to go crazy for this brilliant
book!” “Ivor Baddiel tells a rip-roaring good
story – pesky, gleeful and very funny”-
Mel Giedroyc

“This is a terrifically funny “whodunnit” children’s
book” – Peter Dickson (voice of the X Factor)

Someone is threatening to destroy Britain’s
Biggest New Star, the country’s favourite TV talent
The secret service decides to send in two young spies,
twins Harry and Abby, to investigate. Their ticket
backstage is their father, washed up comedian Gus, who believes
the contest is his chance to revive his career.

The list of suspects is long, and the twins don’t know whom
to trust. But they better track down the culprit soon, before disaster
strikes the show – and
its royal guest!

A fast-paced spy caper packed with laughs and
surprising twists,
from comedy writer Ivor Baddiel –
someone who really knows backstage life on Britain’s
favourite talent shows!

Perfect for fans of books by David Walliams and Tom Fletcher,
and Maz Evans’s Vi Spy.

The cover and spine feature shiny gold lettering, and the book
includes black and white illustrations throughout by James Lancett.

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