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Horace and Harriet: The Sports Spectacular

Clare Elsom (, Exeter, UK)

Horace and Harriet: The Sports Spectacular


  • History Time - blasts from the past
  • Funny Stuff - rib ticklers to make you fall off your chair

Average rating

5 out 5

4 reviews

Lord Commander Horatio Frederick Wallington Nincompoop Maximus Pimpleberry the Third (or Horace, for short) has been a statue on a plinth in Princes Park for hundreds of years. But now he's friends with Harriet and every time he leaves his pedestal he's ready for all sorts of adventures. It's the day of the Sports Spectacular and once Harriet, Fraser, and Megan convince Horace that his park isn't being invaded, he soon gets into the spirit of the games. But will his winning streak land Horace in trouble, especially when crafty Coach Whipston wants a share of his success? Packed with splendiferous pictures this is a rollicking read for children of five and up.



Really funny book, I couldn't put it down!

Captain Quicksand Mystery 13.08.2023


Winning sports games

Captain Pluto Moonbeam 08.08.2022


I loved this book! My favourite character was Barry the pigeon!

Queen Cupcake Pennyfarthing 05.08.2021


SO Funny. In this one, Horace the statue decides he wants to compete in the Sports Spectacular day in the town.... but he's a statue...

Lord Chester Shortbread 27.08.2020

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