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Fergus Barnaby Goes on Holiday

Fergus Barnaby Goes on Holiday

Fergus Barnaby and his parents try to leave for their holidays in this wonderfully entertaining debut picture book.

A heart-warming, stylish and delightfully funny celebration of friendship and kindness in the heart of the big city, from Sebastian Walker Award winner David Barrow.

Fergus Barnaby is going on holiday. He has packed his suitcase… but there’s something missing.

He has lent his bucket and spade to Fred!
And his swimming goggles to Emily Rose!
And his kite to Teddy!
Off he goes to fetch them again and again – will the holiday ever begin?

David was shortlisted for the Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize 2016 with Have You Seen My Elephant.

Visit him at and follow him at @DaveBarrow3.
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This is a book with immediate appeal - the big portrait format and the gorgeous illustration of a house and its inhabitants are super.
Sarah Brew, Parents in Touch