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THE BUCCANEERS FIGHT FAT CAT

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Excerpts From Letters & E-Mails Received

"I like the book because it is sort of modern. My favourite character is Elké and my favourite animal is Sheba. Skin is clever too."...CLAIRE, aged nine.
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"The Buccaneers Fight Fat Cat is simply a work of art."...AMY.                                      ____________________

"I really enjoyed reading The Buccaneers Fight Fat Cat. It was exciting and adventurous. There were no parts that I didn't like."...FREDDIE.
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"The Buccaneers Fight Fat Cat was so exciting I could not put it down."...DORIS, aged ninety.
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"I still laugh when I remember the end of the book." ...DEREK.                                     ____________________

"I am on page fifty-one at the moment and it is very exciting. Please send me more books."...JAIWANA.
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"I thoroughly enjoyed reading your book. Elké is exceptionally brave. The end is strange but very clever. The cover could be improved. Mr. Fugg is an amazing character. He is very, very, very, strong and tough." ...KIRAN, aged 'a young ten year old'.                                     ____________________

"Fat Cat wants to become filthy rich. I really enjoyed The Buccaneers adventure."...JACK.
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"My favourite character is Elké. I would love a pet panther or even better a lion as they are my favourite animal. I cant wait for the next book."...MEGAN.
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"I especially like the characters and the plot." ...CHADWICK, Australia.
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"The Buccaneers Fight Fat Cat had me gripped from start to finish."...FRAN.
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"Elké has a weird name, but a good one."...MAX.                                     ____________________

"I read The Buccaneers with pleasure. Your book is full of action, different characters and covers many interests. I enjoyed the story from the beginning and wanted to read more."
...BESS, aged eighty-four.
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"I like the way you have used local places. I would recommend this book to people of about my age, girls and boys. If you do write another book I would love to read it." ...KRISSY, aged ten.                                     ____________________

"My favourite characters are Biffer and Skin. I like the bit when they raced each other to the shops. I want to do that when I am older."...GEORGE.
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"I read the book from cover to cover. My daughters read it too."...sound bite...KEITH DOYLE.
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"This is one of the best books I have ever read. I liked The Black Panther and Fat Cat a lot. It is the 49th. book I've read this year."...ANYA, aged seven.
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"The Buccaneers Fight Fat Cat is a masterpiece." ...ELOISE, aged sixteen.
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"Today I stunned my wife! In twenty-three years she has never seen me read anything but technical manuals. At 12:00 I started to read The buccaneers. I finished it at 17:10 stopping only for the odd slurp of beer."...STEVE.
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"Best book I've read all year."...GRAHAM, 2nd. Jan. 2007.                                     ____________________

"This book reminded me of the adventures that I had as a young lad."...PEDRO.
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"I enjoyed your book very much. A real page turner with brilliant characters."...RUTH.
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"This book is stupendous. I realy liked the part where Biffer bopped Gobbie."...ERIK, aged eight.
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"I think this book will appeal to both young and old." ...ALAN.                                     ____________________

"This book finished too quickly. Please write another longer book."...ALEX.
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"The pictures are great and it is a very good book if you like adventures. My favourite character is Rebecca because she is a bit like me."...LOUISE, aged eight.
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"My favourite characters are Biffer and Skin. I thought the story was great."...TOBY, aged seven (just).
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"I haven't wanted to eat so much while eating a book since Chocolate."...VALERIE.
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"Your book was exciting and interesting and I never knew what was coming around the corner."...HANNAH.                                     ____________________

"I really enjoyed this book. I used to work for W.H. Smiths as a book buyer and can imagine your characters in a BBC mini series."...AMANDA HEWITT.
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"I have such lovely memories of lazing round Pokhara in the sun reading your manuscript." ...ALICE KEVERN, New Zealand.                                     ____________________

"This is a fantastic book. I like the part where they make plans and get into the house."...EMMA.
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"The Buccaneers book was GREAT. I really liked the English humor."...CHRIS BURGESS, aged fifteen. U.S.A.                                     ____________________

"Your book is well written, imaginative and a thoroughly enjoyable read."...GRACE, aged seventy-two.
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"The Buccaneers Fight Fat Cat is fantastic. My favourite part was when Skin got attacked by The Panther. Definitely the best book I've read this year."...DEV RAJ.
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"This is honestly the best book...EVER."...MIA.                                     ____________________

"I really enjoyed this book and look forward to reading more Buccaneer adventures. I especially liked the way Elké and Rebecca were captured by Fat Cat." ...STEPHANIE, Canada.                                     ____________________

"I really enjoyed this book. I hope you write another about where Elké finds her Dad."...LARA, aged eleven.
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"My favourite character is Aitch. I also like Rebecca. And Elké is so clever. Biffer and Skin are like brothers. Mr. Brown, you are a brilliant writer."...SIÂN.
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"I think that The Buccaneers Fight Fat Cat should be made into a movie. It is the best book I have ever read. Hollis Brown, you are my favourite author." ...MICHAEL, Canada.
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"I really enjoyed reading this book. My favourite bit was when Elké was singing the lullaby for Sheba. I like Biffer the best as he was funny."...NAOMI, aged eight.
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"My favourite part was when Keith Doyle showed the others the cockatoo virus."...TARA.
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"Enjoyed your young persons novel, The Buccaneers Fight Fat Cat flowed right along. Enough tension in the plot to sustain interest. I am a 69-year-old historian and a retired university history professor. I read a lot, both fiction and non-fiction and have discarded many a book because it bored me. Yours didn't." ...Professor Donald Mabry, Florida, U.S.A.                                     ____________________

"I loved the book, it was interesting and cool. My favourite bit was the notice: IMPALA LODGE. WARNING: DANGEROUS ANIMALS RUNNING LOOSE. I love all the characters."
                        ...Anoosha Mirshamsi. Bisopsgate School.
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