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Special 25th Anniversary Edition


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A terrible catastrophe befalls the little mole one bright, sunny morning. It looks a little like a sausage, and the worst thing is that it lands right on his head. So our plucky little hero sets out to find out who has left their business on his head.

About the Author

Werner Holzwarth and Wolf Erlbruch are a German Author/Illustrator team. Both are highly regarded, particularly in Germany, for their humorous and playful characters.


'A timeless detective story involving a really smelly blob of, um, poo . . . assured to have them laughing.’
*Herald Publicist*

‘Hilarious … a fantastic way to introduce children to the amazing world of books.’ 
*Parents in Touch*

'Witty and fun all time classic... destined to become a firm favourite!'
*Creative Steps*

'The best ever book about poo … a timeless detective story … guaranteed to have them giggling.'
*Daily Mail*

'An all-time comedy classic … a new generation of mischievous youngsters can enjoy the original and best story in this glorious new edition. A story not to be poo-pooed!'
*Lancashire Post*

‘[A] cult classic children’s tale … hilarious.’
*Absolutely Mama*

'A complete classic, just as good now as it was when it was originally released 30 years ago ... The illustrations are so good that you can almost smell them (yeek!)…nothing quite matches the brilliance of this.'
*Read it Daddy*

'One of my all time favourite picture books turns 30!! … A must have for all especially those with a cheeky streak.'
*The Book Sniffer*

‘Very funny … this book was clearly way ahead of its time when it was originally published in 1989 … a great story to read aloud’
*The Book Activist*

‘Mole’s expressions are just wonderful ... It is great fun to read aloud … one of a kind.’
*North Somerset Teachers Book Award blog*

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