Filbert, the Good Little Fiend (Hardcover)

By Hiawyn Oram, Jimmy Liao (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), 9780763658700, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 9, 2013



A little fiend who's too good for his own good befriends an angel who is too naughty and together they concoct a clever plan.
Daddy and Mommy Fiend want their little Filbert to be gruesome and ghastly, but he won t trample or terrify, roar or holler. He d much rather help an old lady with her bags or go bird-watching. What are they to do with him? When Filbert starts school, he quickly learns that good behavior isn t tolerated in class, and he is banished outside until he can act like a proper little fiend. Suddenly a little angel appears, flying fast and furious until..."bump " Could this naughty Angel-School dropout be just the friend Filbert needs? Could they find a way together to make everyone accept them as they are?

About the Author

Hiawyn Oram has been writing children s books for more than twenty years and is the author of more than sixty titles. A recipient of the Japanese Picture Book Award and the Prix du Livre Culturel, Hiawyn Oram lives in London.

Jimmy Liao is a best-selling, award-winning author-illustrator whose books with Candlewick include "The World Champion of Staying Awake" by Sean Taylor and" The Monster Who Ate Darkness" by Joyce Dunbar. Jimmy Liao lives in Taiwan."