JOHN HEMMING-CLARK

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Where discourses on madness and creativity converge...

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Using your skill and judgement guess how many times the word HORACE appears in the paperback edition of The Further Adventures of Horace Horrise.

Email your name + guess to johnhemmingclark@gmail.com by midnight on 31st October 2021. The winner will be the person who guesses the correct number or the nearest number if no one guesses exactly.


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Horace Horrise is the UK's funniest, liveliest and naughtiest young person with adventures for adults and teenagers about him and his ever-so-slightly dysfunctional family and friends.

The Further Adventures of Horace Horrise comprises four fabulous stories that are published in print for the first time on 1st November.

https://www.johnhemmingclark.com/furtheradventures

 

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Due 2022

Taking Notes

THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF HORACE HORRISE

Publication date: 1st November 2021

The UK's favourite young person is back with four riotous romps in one book that also include his friends, The Ravens, and his ever-so-slightly dysfunctional family.

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THE VERY SECRET DIARY OF HORACE HORRISE

Grown-up stories for grown-up kids (and older kids) about the UK's favourite ever-so-slightly dysfunctional family.
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)!

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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.

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SUSPENDED BY THE SCOUT ASSOCIATION

Out 1st April 2021

The rise and fall of an enthusiastic scout leader.

It will make you laugh, cry or get angry; maybe all three.

Waterstones

Foyles

Amazon

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HORACE IS A SCOUT

Not a book but a series of drawings and words of (sometimes) wisdom that can be personalised with your name or any other name.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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501 FABULOUS SOCIAL DISTANCING GAMES FOR SCOUTS

Don't let coronavirus stop you or your young people from having fun! These games are tried and tested on scouts - and they know what they like - so are the best that you can get!

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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.

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250 NO EQUIPMENT GAMES

250 brilliant games needing absolutely no equipment whatsoever!

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SERIOUSLY GOOD FUN SCOUT ACTIVITIES

Written for scout leaders but ideal for anyone with lively young people, Seriously Good Fun Scout Activities includes around 400 fabulous tried and tested ideas to help you keep them entertained and amused more or less for ever.

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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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SCOUT LEADER BADGE BOOK

Why should the kids have all the fun?

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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

Keep yourself up to date!

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LATEST NEWS

+ "Horace Horrise and the Carinavirus" is out now on download!

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

+ Horace is a Scout. NEW!

+ If buying from abroad, use Shop for low postage rates.

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

+ Horace posters are now available.

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

+ Use Get in Touch 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!

 

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