When NESSIE arrives from Scotland to visit her monster cousin NOBLETT there is bound to be trouble.
Noblett loves his peaceful secret garden and has little time for his troublesome cousin from Loch Ness.
Sam McBratney sums up his post-war childhood as short trousers, Fair Isle jumper, the 11 plus and grammar school. He taught at a secondary school himself for a while and was a primary school teacher. He is the author of numerous books for children and young adults, published internationally, including The Green Kids. In 1993 he won a BISTO Award for Put a Saddle on the Pig, published by Methuen, and also received the Bass Ireland Arts Prize. He is married, with three grown up children, and an ancient tortoise!