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Bilal's Brilliant Bee

By Michael Rosen
Illustrated by Tony Ross

Bilal is terrible at tests, but luckily he has a new friend: a talking bumble bee who can help him answer all the questions. Even ones on a popular TV quiz show...

Bilal is terrified of The Test. He can't answer any of the questions! But then Bumble the bee comes along, and he can answer any question you ask, even the really tricky ones. Then Bilal's granny suggests they go on the wildly popular TV quiz show, What's What? Win the Lot! But what will happen if Bilal and Bumble do win the lot...? A wonderfully bonkers and laugh-out loud funny story from dream team Rosen and Ross.

  • Another fantastically surreal and hilarious story from children's literary legends Rosen and Ross
  • Michael Rosen was Children's Laureate 2008-2009 and has won the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature. He is the founder and judge of the Lollies Funny Book Prize.
  • This story is perfect for librarians and educators looking for books with diverse characters

About the author

Michael Rosen is one of the best-known figures in the children's book world. He is renowned for his work as a poet, performer, broadcaster and scriptwriter. He visits schools with his one-man show to enthuse children with his passion for books and poetry. In 2007 he was appointed Children's Laureate, a role which he held until 2009. While Laureate, he set up The Roald Dahl Funny Prize. He currently lives in London with his wife and children.

About the illustrator

Tony Ross has been illustrating books for over 40 years, and has been published all over the world. He is perhaps best known for his much-loved Little Princess series, which has been adapted for TV and is currently showing on Channel 5s Milkshake, and for his collaboration on David Walliams’ best-selling children’s books. Tony’s books have been shortlisted for the The Laugh Out Loud Book Awards (Slug Needs a Hug) and the Kate Greenaway (Dr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggers), and Tadpole’s Promise won the Silver Medal Smarties Prize. He has been named as the best-selling Illustrator Biography in the UK for three years in a row, and he is the UK’s libraries' most-borrwed Illustrator Biography. He lives in Rutland.

ISBN: 9781783443956
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: April 7, 2016
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 96pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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