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About The Book
Arthur and The Truth are not the best of friends right now. Why? Because today Arthurdid something he shouldn't have done-he rode on his big brother's bike (when hismum told him not to) and then he accidentally bumped it into Mum's car. Arthur knowshe's done wrong but will he tell the truth OR will he bend it, stretch it, cover it up, hide it ...? What would YOU do? What will Arthur do? Find out in this fresh and funny take on acommon childhood predicament-to tell the truth or to tell a little fib.
From an exciting new picture book pairing-Booktrust awardwinning Tim Hopgood,and internationally bestselling David Tazzyman (illustrator of the Mr Gum books by AndyStanton).
About The Author
Tim Hopgood is best known as the author/illustrator behind books such as Wow! saidthe Owl, The Big Blue Sofa (Macmillan) and What a Wonderful World! (OUP). The TruthAccording to Arthur is the first book that he has written but not illustrated himself, and ishis first book for Bloomsbury. Tim is a Booktrust award-winner, having won BestEmerging Illustrator for his book, Here Comes Frankie! (Macmillan).
David Tazzyman is the bestselling illustrator of the Mr Gum books (Egmont) which havewon a multitude of awards, including the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. David grew up inLeicester, and studied illustration at Manchester Metropolitan University. The TruthAccording to Arthur is his second picture book for Bloomsbury, following the success ofYou Can't Take an Elephant On the Bus. He lives in south London with his partner andtheir three children.