The Grunts In Trouble by Philip Ardagh and Axel Scheffler
Meet the Grunts! There’s Mr and Mrs Grunt, Ginger Biscuit (the cat), Clip and Clop (the donkeys), and then there’s little Sunny, their sort-of-son, who came from the washing line! In their home on wheels, the Grunts travel the length and breadth of the land, having some very unpleasant adventures. If you enjoyed the antics of Mr Gum or The Twits, then this is the book for you!
Tunnels by Roderick Gordan and Brian Williams
For confident older readers who like adventure and sinister plots, Tunnels provides spectacular subterranean excitement. It’s the story of a boy, Will, who loves digging – a passion he shares with his father.
When his father goes missing down a mysterious tunnel, Will sets out to investigate with his friend, Chester, little dreaming of the world hidden below and a terrible secret that puts them both in danger.
Definitely a book that older boys will enjoy! (And a quite a few girls and headteachers!)