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The Importance of Being Ernest the Earwig


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The Importance of Being Ernest the Earwig by Nanette Newman
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Have you ever heard of a book about an earwig? All sorts of creatures appear in books, but never earwigs! Ernest the Earwig decides to put this right, with surprising and hilarious results

Author Biography

Nanette Newman (Author) Nanette Newman Nanette went to RADA at sixteen, left at eighteen, married Bryan Forbes, (actor- writer-producer-director) and started on her career as an actress. She appeared in various films, including The League of Gentleman (1960), The L-Shaped Room (1962), The Stepford Wives (1975), and International Velvet (1978). Her first venture into writing was a book of children's sayings called God Bless Love. It was a bestseller and profits went to the Invalid Children's Aid. Nanette has also written several cookbooks and over 30 books for children. Nanette has two daughters. Lindsay Branagh (Illustrator) Lindsay Branagh studied Fine Art Printmaking at University followed by a Master's Degree in Set Design for Film and Television. After more than a decade working in the film industry Lindsay returned to painting and illustration - The Importance of Being Ernest the Earwig is the result.
Release date Australia
January 1st, 2017
Illustrated by Lindsay Branagh
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Templar Publishing
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