We're Going On A Bar Hunt: A Parody (Hardback)Emlyn Rees (author), Josie Lloyd (author), Gillian Johnson (illustrator)
We're going on a bar hunt.
We're going to find a cool one.
The babysitter's booked.
We're not old!
Bestselling authors Emlyn Rees and Josie Lloyd also happen to be parents, so they understand the complications of organising a rare night out. In this parody of the famous children's book, two parents set off for a night on the tiles, and encounter a series of watering holes and bars before an alarming encounter with a 'bear' sends them running home to their children.
Gillian Johnson is the author and illustrator of the successful Monster Hospital and Thora series for children. Her illustrations bring this story to life, gently parodying the original but adding an anarchic edge as the evening progresses.
We're not going on a bar hunt again!
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 48
Weight: 300 g
Dimensions: 218 x 172 x 10 mm
. . . a parody that will draw a smile from any parent. * The Guardian *
This is the genius work of Josie Lloyd and Emlyn Rees, a couple who turned their rare date night into such a funny parody of classic kids' book, We're Going On A Bear Hunt, it's become a bestseller. Easy to sing, hilarious and slightly naughty - what's wrong with celebrating British pub culture in a cute, innocent way? * Sunday Mirror *
I killed myself laughing at this book till the kids went to sleep. Then I went out. * Jenny Colgan *
Expect parenting LOLs galore. * Mother&Baby *
A genius idea and very funny. I'm buying this for everyone I know with kids. * Ben Hatch *
This parody of We're Going On A Bear Hunt Might Be The Best Book Title Ever. Yes, We're Going On A Bar Hunt might just be this year's must-have Christmas gift for all parents of young children. * HuffingtonPost.co.uk *
It's very funny. If you're a parent who's ever attempted to leave the house after having kids then this is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. * Sonny and Luca blog *
Josie Lloyd and Emlyn Rees' parody together with Gillian Johnson's fabulous illustrations make for a perfect book summing up the trials and tribulations of a rare night out for parents . . . leave it around for the babysitter to read and she might be a bit more understanding when you stagger in pretending to be sober! * Parenting Without Tears blog *
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A funny novelty book that will resonate with parents everywhere!
Fantastic reminder of childhood for young parents. My children loved the original book and it was a favourite oral story too. Now being shared with their own children. What a joy to discover this book, great sense of... More
“Mediocre at best”
One of those "gift" presents... Not worth the paper it's written on, IMHO. It takes 1 minute to read, then straight into the charity shop pile for some other poor soul...
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