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JOHN HEMMING-CLARK

The official website of a best-selling author, enthusiastic scout leader and failed politician

Where discourses on madness and creativity converge...

The 'James Herriot' of Scouting!

 

RECENT BOOKS

Mirth and merriment guaranteed!

THE VERY SECRET DIARY OF HORACE HORRISE

Grown-up stories for grown-up kids (and older kids) about the UK's funniest, liveliest and naughtiest young person.
Ideal for those that don't have time to read a whole book in one go as well as reluctant readers as this book comprises 366 micro stories (and loads of drawings)!

THE ADVENTURES OF HORACE HORRISE

Nine novellas charting the antics of the UK's funniest, liveliest and naughtiest young person as he goes from wanting to be a scout to being invested.

IN YOU GO!
A YEAR OR TWO IN THE LIFE OF A SCOUT LEADER

The book that started it all off! "In You Go!" is about the first couple of years that I spent as a scout leader in Chislehurst, Kent at a time of life when some are maybe starting to think about putting their feet up.

SLEEPING BAGS & TORTURES. THE PRIVATE DIARIES OF AN ADVENTUROUS SCOUT & HIS SCOUT LEADER

"Sleeping Bags and Tortures" is three stories in one book: the diary of a scout, the diary of a scout leader, and interwoven together the hilarious story of one year in the life of 3rd Chislehurst Scouts.

LETTERS HOME FROM SCOUT & GUIDE CAMP

Two books of letters home, written by happy, sad, bored, excited, depressed, worried, lively but always (unintentionally) hilarious young people.

1000 FANTASTIC SCOUT GAMES

The only book of games you'll ever need! If you struggle to come up with original, fun and stimulating games for your young people, or are just looking for some new ideas, then "1,000 Fantastic Scout Games" is for you.

250 NO EQUIPMENT GAMES

250 brilliant games needing absolutely no equipment whatsoever!

SUPER CALLOUS FRAGILE MYSTIC EXED BY HALITOSIS:
250+ BRILLIANT SCOUT CAMPFIRE SKITS!

"Super Callous Fragile Mystic Exed by Halitosis" is for those looking for a comprehensive source of fantastic skits but don't have hours or days spare to search.

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TESTIMONIALS

Word on the Street

 

"I love Horace. He's like Adrian Mole for grown-ups!"

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NEWS

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LATEST NEWS

1st December 2019

+ "The Very Secret Diary of Horace Horrise" is out NOW!

+ Request a FREE Horace Horrise goodie bag and receive a pin badge, embroidered badge, fridge magnet, book mark, signed poster and notepad (UK only). Get in touch below.

+ ALL of my books are, for a limited time, FREE of all UK postage and packing costs on Amazon! If buying from abroad, use Shop for low postage rates.

+ MORE "Letters Home..." out now!

+ The last in The Adventures of Horace Horrise series - Horace Horrise gets Invested - is out NOW! (But that's not the end of Horace...)

250+ Brilliant Scout Campfire Skits! now out.

+ Horace posters are now available.

+ Read a bit about me in Big Man in the Woods' blog.

+ Use Contact to go on my mailing list (your details will not be shared).

+ Horace Horrise clothing range is now launched. See HERE.

+ That's all for now! Remember that I love to hear from you - use Get in Touch to, er, get in touch!

 

GET IN TOUCH

One of the greatest perks of what I do is getting feedback and interacting with readers. Get in touch if you have any comments or questions for me, to reserve books that are not yet published, to request a FREE Horace Horrise goodie bag, to get your book order signed and / or a message added or just to say, "Hallo!" I would love to hear from you and will reply personally to every contact.

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