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Compton Valance — The Time-Travelling Sandwich Bites Back

Series: Compton Valance: Book 2
By Matt Brown


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Compton Valance has an incredible secret: he can travel through time using a stinky old sandwich. But now he’s in the biggest pickle ever! Compton’s evil brother Bravo has stolen the time machine sandwich and is biting his way through history, causing chaos wherever he goes. It’s up to Compton and his best friend Bryan to stop Bravo before time runs out and the universe implodes...

Can Compton save the world from total destruction?

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ISBN: 9781409567783
Extent: 320 pages
Dimensions: 198 x 130mm
Lizzie Finlay

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Matt Brown

Matt Brown is a broadcaster, husband and dad (although not necessarily in that order!) As a TV presenter he appeared on kids’ channel Nickelodeon and hosted loads of shows including The Bigger Breakfast, Love Island Aftersun and “I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here…Now!”. He is currently the host of a Heart Breakfast radio show.

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Press reviews

“Fantastically funny and delightfully disgusting time-travel fiction with hilarious black-and-white illustrations by Lizzie Finlay.”
“This second book in the series is just as mad and funny as the first... Large print and lots of illustrations aid newly developing or reluctant readers, but it’s great fun for all ages and abilities.”
“Wonderfully designed with every page offering an explosion of illustrations, these books have a style all of their own!”
“A second hilarious and disgusting adventure wittily told in words and pictures making it perfect for all fans of the Wimpy Kid series.”
“Lizzie Finlay’s suitably madcap illustrations, a dazzling array of narrative styles, hilarious schoolboy humour and amazing plot twists make this a journey of blissful discovery for bored youngsters with a well-developed sense of mischief! Stomach-churning for mums, fun for dads… and heaven for little boys!”
“Just as funny and just as full of crazy time travel adventure as its predecessor.”
“This made me laugh and laugh.”
“If you haven’t come across Compton Valance before and you’re a fan of Wimpy Kid, Captain Underpants and their ilk, this is a new hero to get stuck into.”
“Fans of Captain Underpants and Diary of a Wimpy Kid will be delighted by The Time Travelling Sandwich Bites Back.”

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