Iszi Lawrence , Illustrated by Rebecca Bagley
A page-turning, laugh-out-loud historical adventure by comedian and podcaster Iszi Lawrence, perfect for fans of Horrible Histories.
Time flies when you're having fun. But what does it do when you're not?
Sunil and his extraordinary Auntie Alex are back for another hilarious adventure as they whizz through time. But Auntie Alex's time machine has started behaving strangely and using it has become even more unpredictable and dangerous than ever. From the dark and gloomy heights of the Tower of London to the tropical Galapagos islands, will Sunil and Alex be able to get home? And can they avoid the sinister Mr Shaykes and his pet kiwi?!
The Time Machine Next Door is an exciting new series of quirky historical chapter books for readers aged 7-9. Written by comedian, podcaster and children's author Iszi Lawrence, these books bring lesser-known parts of history to life with hilarious plots, real-life characters, fascinating facts and fantastic illustrations.
Iszi Lawrence is a comedian, podcaster, history presenter and author of The Unstoppable Letty Pegg, Billie Swift Takes Flight and Blackbeard's Treasure (which was selected as Blackwell's Book of the Month). She was co-host of BBC Radio 4's Making History and hosts a number of podcasts including the British Museum Membercast. Iszi is a blue belt in Japanese style Jiu Jitsu so she also spends time in the week helping to teach both short people (7-11 year olds) and grown ups how to punch her in the face. She dabbles in illustration, plays the guitar, likes cooking and dinosaurs and enjoys keeping fit. She lives in Reading with a poet and two cats.
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