The Very Hungover Caterpillar cover reveal!

Some of you may remember that last year Constable & Robinson published We’re Going on a Bar Hunt, a parody of Michael Rosen & Helen Oxenbury’s much loved children’s classic.

Newspapers like The Guardian and Telegraph and sites like Huffington Post were kind enough to say things like “hilarious”, “naughty”, “fabulous” and “very funny”.

My writing partner (and wife) Josie Lloyd and I had a tonne of fun writing it and working with super-talented illustrator Gillian Johnson and the people at Constable to turn it into a book, so much fun that we got together and decided to write one more.

The Very Hungover Caterpillar is a parody of the wonderful kids’ classic The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Here’s the cover… What do you think?

Hungover Cat high res

The Very Hungover Caterpillar follows the quest of one man as he attempts to shake off his hangover, through eating whatever he can get his hands on, and annoying his family in the process.

We hope it’s as much fun as the first one and will get a knowing wink from anyone who fondly remembers the original, but has now grown up and knows all too well just how painful hungover days can be . . .

You can pre-order your copy on Amazon here.

Out on 6th November!

Or share your own book parody titles on Twitter using #bookparodies

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About Emlyn Rees

Copywriter, crime writer, comedy writer, editor and co-founder of Dark and Stormy Crime Festival. Shabby, Hunted, Wanted, We're Going on a Bar Hunt, The Very Hungover Caterpillar, The Teenager Who Came to Tea, and Switch It Off! out now.
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