At Muckabout School, pupils are not allowed to behave. IT IS FORBIDDEN. It's bad to be good and it's good to be bad. So running in corridors, being rude to teachers, never saying `sorry' and being foul to your friends is the right way to behave.In New Boy at Muckabout, poor Gary Goody is finding it difficult to fit in. He gets to school early, he calls his teacher `Sir', and he combs his hair. He spends ages trying to write neatly and even says sorry when he has done something wrong. When will he ever learn NOT to behave. After several thousand tries at being bad, Gary finally succeeds in the most wicked plan ever. But just as he is about to received his Head Boy's badge, everything goes horribly wrong.In Muckabout Outing, the local zoo is in danger of closing and Muckabout School are planning their annual outing. But when local reporter Roger Hack records what the children get up to, things don't quite go according to plan.With his unique sense of humour, familiar to readers of Little Wolf, Ian Whybrow has created another hilarious series of stories, set in the familiar, but not so familiar, world of Muckabout School.
Ian Whybrow is the creator and author of the Little Wolf books soon to be an animated special shown on Channel 4 at Christmas. He also writes pictures books. His Harry series is being made into an animated series for Hit entertainment. Having taught English for thirty years or so, Ian is now a full-time writer, with homes in Harrow, Middlesex and Almeley, Herefordshire. He has two daughters, one of whom, Lucy, is an actress with the Royal Shakespeare Company.