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In Eggland, everyone and everything is egg shaped including Eggbert, the star of this new series of books for children. With rhyming text and bright, colourful pictures, the stories follow Eggbert's adventures as he travels around in his bright red Egg Car.

This series has taken Oxford author, Paul Gustafson, five years to develop. Written in consultation with parents, teachers and the children themselves, it aims to widen children's vocabulary and hone their reading ability whilst providing great enjoyment, entertainment and education.

Paul Gustafson taught in Oxford for over 20 years and has a wealth of educational experience. Although this is his first series for children, he has written and co-written several books in the past on a range of subjects including sport and natural history. As well as writing, Paul has also appeared in many television and radio programmes for the BBC, ITV and Sky.

Illustrations for the books have been beautifully carried out by well known illustrator and artist Ray Mutimer, who also illustrated Postman Pat, Noddy and Rupert and Friends magazine. The books will capture the imagination of every young reader, either accompanied or unaccompanied.

The Eggbert's Adventures books can be ordered from all good bookshops

Trade orders can be placed through Bertrams.

Eggbert's Adventures at the Seaside, by Paul Gustafson
(Eggsact Books, Oxford 2002) ISBN 0-9542972-1-0

Eggbert's Adventures at the Zoo, by Paul Gustafson
(Eggsact Books, Oxford 2004) ISBN 0-9542972-2-9

Eggbert's Adventures at the Fair , by Paul Gustafson
(Eggsact Books, Oxford 2004) ISBN 0-9542972-3-7


Colin Dexter (Creator of Inspector Morse. I.T.V. London.)

"The episodes are written with a delightful simplicity, I particularly like the charming illustrations."

Jane Seymour. International Actress. Malibu. America.

"The Eggbert books are wonderful Paul, my grandchildren loved them."

Robin Gibb The Bee Gees.

"The cream always rises to the surface and these are the cream
of childrens books, they will go
on forever."

Chris Tarrant Presenter.

"Really splendid and very entertaining."

Jenny Agutter International Actress

"The Eggbert books are simply charming and the characters delightful."

Sir Cliff Richard. International Singer.

"Endearing characters and eternal values, children will love and learn from these wonderful little books."

Prince William and Kate. Kensington Palace. London

"The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have asked me to thank you for sending the Eggbert books for their son, Prince George.
Their Royal Highnesses are most grateful to you for sending all three books for Prince Georges birthday, they have asked me to send you their warmest thanks and best wishes."

Sir Tim Brighouse.Chief Education Officer for both Oxfordshire and Birmingham Education Authority 1978-1989. Schools Commissioner for London. 2002-2007 Professor of Education Keele University. Educational Advisor to the government.

"There is no doubt that the choice of language fits well with the national curriculum and with what we know about early readers.Having seen it's appeal to youngsters I have no doubt of the series appeal to a wide audience, the Eggbert books will prove invaluable in the classroom and in the home especially at bed time."

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