Ten Delicious Teachers

By Ross Montgomery

Illustrated by Sarah Warburton

An irreverent and zany counting book that is gently thrilling and written in a deliciously infectious rhyme with witty and whimsical illustrations.

Ten silly teachers have missed the last bus home. But LOOK – a shortcut through the forest! They'll be back in time for tea! Off they skip, unaware that in the woods a hungry horde of mischievous and hilariously goofy monsters is waiting… An irreverent and zany counting book that is gently thrilling with witty and whimsical illustrations.

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 3+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781406389821
  • Published: 05 Aug 2021
  • Price: £12.99
  • Size: 270 x 230 mm
  • Pages: 32

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Customer reviews


'wonderfully irreverent counting rhyme; a playfully wicked back-to-school alternative' The Bookseller

'a comic countdown chant. This rhyming story is great fun to read aloud… Fabulously drawn by Sarah Warburton... Enormous fun... essentially a serial-killing spree with a jolly denouement' The Times

'Perfect for the school summer holidays […] The vivid illustrations are packed with witty detail, the rhyming story bounces along with great pace and there’s a very funny twist at the end. A great way to learn numbers while laughing out loud.' The Daily Mail & The Scottish Daily Mail

'Funny and irreverent, it’s easy to imagine this one being a huge hit at school storytime.' The Guardian

'A wonderful, laugh-out-loud way to learn numbers and counting, get ready for school and wind up these last few days of summer.' Mary Esther Judy, Fallen Star Stories

'The illustrations are bold and beautiful and he loves to spot the hidden monster!' Books Up North

'This glorious rhyming counting book is the perfect combination of hilarious, bold illustration and runaway, bouncing text — with a witty twist at the end...' The Daily Mail

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