Independently published

Daft Harry Cleans Up

* Black and white illustrations edition. ...Daft Harry is an optimistic and inventive11-yr-old, who always tries to help. Some of his ideas seem a bit crazy to others, hence the nickname, Daft Harry. Sister, Lou,(Scufneybean) is two years older and a tomboy. She has a spiteful side and often encourages Harry's ideas just to witness the generally disastrous outcomes. After Harry instigates 'Sauce wars' in the school dining hall, adventure strikes back at the farm. Toutcomes. After Harry instigates 'Sauce wars' in the school dining hall, adventure strikes back at the farm. Together with friends Ena Marshmallow and Sheeptick, the friends are imprisoned by jewel thieves out to recover their stash. Can the siblings escape and catch the brigands with the help of some more Daft Harry schemes, or will they need to enlist the 'big guns,' in the form of their dad's giant Sucker-Blower invention? Set on a 1970's Lincolnshire farm, Harry's attempts to emulate his 'inventor' father generally wreak havoc. Using his mum's vacuum cleaner to suck a live wasps nest from the shed roof seemed like a good idea, but who will empty the hoover bag? Asked to clean out the goldfish bowl, Harry inventively sucks up the fish with a Vax machine, but his barmy plans don't seem so bad when used on the crooks, and soon, Lou is joining in too. This edition includes a bonus chapter with information on the history and geography of Lincoln edge and the limestone heath, where the book is set Beautiful, watercolour illustrations by a Lincolnshire artist, Ann Kilroy accompany the story (in black and white) . read more