Oh, Pantemonium! Fred the Giant's megapants scoop up the entire town in this hilarious caper from award-winning author Peter Bently.

Roald Dahl Funny Prize winning author Peter Bently's hilarious story of a GIGANTIC pair of pink frilly pants that nothing in the village can escape.

Fred the Giant's off fishing today. But look! His GIANT PANTS are caught on the end of his hook!

Follow Fred as he drags his giant pants all around town, scooping up a cat, the baker and all his cakes, a fire engine - you'd be amazed how much fits in those megapants. What pantemonium!


Peter Bently grew up in an army family and went to ten different schools. He studied languages at Oxford and worked as a journalist and non-fiction book editor before becoming a children's author. He is the author of more than seventy books, including Cats Ahoy!, which won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, and King Jack and the Dragon, which was an American Library Association Notable Book of the Year.

Becka Moor studied illustration for children's publishing at Glyndwr University, graduating in 2012. Since then, she has worked on a variety of young fiction, non-fiction and picture books. Becka Moor is the illustrator of The Royal Babysitters, runner-up in the Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Award, and of Violet and the Pearl of the Orient, which was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize. Becka lives and works in Manchester.


Guaranteed to make children giggle… will delight children who will revel in the absurdity and cheekiness of it all.


Readers will enjoy returning to the beginning, taking in all the illustrations, and laughing at the impossibility of all the happenings… Lots of fun in both text and pictures.

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