The Fart that Changed the World

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SKU: 9780702315008 Category: Tag: Author: Stephen ManganPublication Date: 26th May 2022Format: Paperback / softbackPages: 368Publisher: Scholastic

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A high-energy, laugh-out-loud, fully illustrated adventure
story by much-loved actor Stephen Mangan and talented artist
Anita Mangan.
It’s the most important day of the year for King Fabian as he
is hosting all the neighbouring rulers. Everything simply must go
perfectly. King Fabian wakes up, stretches, and farts. His wife’s
fury is so huge that he panics and blames the butler, who is carted
off to the dungeons. Leaving behind a big problem: Fabian isn’t
really the brains behind the crown: it is the butler… how will
dithery Fabian manage to pull off this high-pressure event alone?
His small and smelly fart looks like it will kick off a crisis…

Frank – a kitchen boy with a big imagination – is drafted in as
an emergency butler. As the banquet descends into a food fight
and processions catapult out of control, Frank finds himself in an
all-out farty farce. Can he save the day?

Wildly funny and endlessly surprising, this
is delightfully imaginative, surreal storytelling with a message
that small events can trigger big change, and children can be heroes!

Packed with pictures by Stephen Mangan’s sister
Anita Mangan.

Escape the Rooms is one of the most loved and bestselling
children’s debuts of 2021.

Praise for Escape the Rooms:

“A brilliant, clever, kind of genius book” Graham
Norton, Virgin Radio

‘Richly imagined and deeply heartfelt’ Hadley
Freeman, Guardian

‘Manages to feel both classic and modern at the same time’
Good Housekeeping

‘A beautiful and exciting adventure that ignites the imagination’
Edith Bowman

‘It’s brilliant’ Ray D’Arcy, RTE

Stephen Mangan is an author, script-writer and
actor with huge range across TV, radio, film and theatre. From
classic comedy such as Green Wing,
Episodes and I’m Alan Partridge
and acclaimed drama such as The Split,
Stephen also presents Portrait and Landscape
Artist of the Year and regularly appears on
stage, most recently as a highly praised Ebeneezer Scrooge in A
Christmas Carol. Stephen also voiced the
title role in Postman Pat: The Movie.
He has been a member of the judging panels for the Costa Book of
the Year prize and The Laugh-Out-Loud Awards (The Lollies). His first
children’s book was the bestselling Escape the Rooms.

Anita Mangan is a celebrated graphic designer
and illustrator who has designed over 60 books including for Leon
Restaurants, Gizzi Erskine and Fearne Cotton. She illustrated the
best-selling Be a Unicorn series. Her first children’s
book was the bestselling Escape the Rooms.

The Fart that Changed the World
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