Dirty Bertie - the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits - is back for another helping of comic chaos! Join Bertie as he samples life as a swashbuckling pirate, cooks up a storm in the poshest restaurant in town, and teams up with Dad at the School Sports Day in an attempt to beat Royston Rich!
David Roberts worked as a fashion illustrator in Hong Kong before becoming one of the UK's foremost children's illustrators. He has worked with a long list of writers including Philip Ardagh, Georgia Byng, Carol Ann Duffy and the Children's Laureate, Julia Donaldson. David won a gold award in the Nestle Children's Book Prize for Mouse Noses On Toast in 2006, and was shortlisted for the 2010 CILIP Kate Greenaway medal for The Dunderheads. Alan MacDonald dreamed of becoming a professional footballer, but when he won a pen in a writing competition his fate was sealed. Alan has written numerous children's books, which have been translated into many languages and won several awards. Alan also writes for TV, including the hugely popular Horrid Henry on CITV.