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The Tent, the Bucket and Me (Paperback)
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The Tent, the Bucket and Me (Paperback)

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Paperback 352 Pages / Published: 29/04/2010
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Emma Kennedy's hilarious memoir of wet and windy family trips, NOW ADAPTED FOR THE MAJOR BBC ONE SERIES THE KENNEDYS. For the 70s child, summer holidays didn't mean the joy of CentreParcs or the sophistication of a Tuscan villa. They meant being crammed into a car with Grandma and heading to the coast. With just a tent for a home and a bucket for the necessities, we would set off on new adventures each year stoically resolving to enjoy ourselves. For Emma Kennedy, and her mum and dad, disaster always came along for the ride no matter where they went. Whether it was being swept away by a force ten gale on the Welsh coast or suffering copious amounts of food poisoning on a brave trip to the south of France, family holidays always left them battered and bruised. But they never gave up. Emma's memoir, The Tent, The Bucket and Me, is a painfully funny reminder of just what it was like to spend your summer holidays cold, damp but with sand between your toes.

Publisher: Ebury Publishing
ISBN: 9780091926793
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 239 g
Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 22 mm


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"Frighteningly hilarious" -- DAWN FRENCH
"An invigorating, warm-hearted and often hysterial read ... Brilliant" * Time Out *
"I love her writing" -- JON RONSON
"Offers all you could ask for in terms of lovingly remembered period details, comical pratfalls and well-justified swearing" * Daily Mail *
"Jaw achingly funny from cover to cover ... it will strike a chord with seasoned campers everywhere" * Caravan, Motorhome and Camping Mart *

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“The Tent, the Bucket and Me”

This book is a must read for anyone who has ever been camping. It vividly provides long forgotten ( or current) memories of camping out in the great outdoors. The trials and tribulations are well known to anyone who... More

Paperback edition
17th October 2010
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“Great holiday read!”

Although I didn't believe that everything in the book had actually happened, it didn't spoil the story at all. The 70s were before my time but I still found this very funny, mainly because of the family... More

Paperback edition
31st May 2010
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“The ten, The Bucket and Me”

Laugh a minute, easy to relate to. Would recommend this book.

Paperback edition
22nd August 2011
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