Win this funny and adorable toad mystery for children aged 7 to 10

Patrice Lawrence has penned this fun and funny story, with flying toads, school rivalries and a page-turning mystery adventure. What more do you want?

Leo is astounded when he is hit on the head by a flying toad on his way to school. His best friend Rosa is excited because one of her two dads is a television presenter and plans to make a nature programme about the pale, yellow amphibians with bulging red eyes. However, the toads have an insatiable appetite and when the town of Upper Dab is besieged by these destructive creatures, some of the residents want to take drastic action to get rid of them.

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Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+, Toad Attack! is a wonderful book with bright, fun illustrations by Becka Moor. 

Patrice Lawrence has been shortlisted for loads of fantastic awards and is also one of the authors featured in our Breaking New Ground brochure, as part of the BookTrust Represents project.  

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Enter below to win one of three signed copies.

Listen to Patrice read from Toad Attack!

Win Toad Attack! for your child

Which of these is a TRUE FACT for how toads are different to frogs?

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1. Participants must be at least 18 years old to enter.

2. To enter the competition, you must be a resident of England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

3. The competition is not open to employees (or members of their immediate families) of BookTrust.

4. Only one entry per person.

5. Entries must be submitted by 11pm on Sunday, 9 June 2019.

6. There will be three winners selected at random (from all eligible entries).

7. If a chosen winner does not respond to correspondence within one week, a new winner will be selected.

8. Our decision will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

9. The prize will not be transferable to another person.

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