The Underpants of Chaos... 

Much-loved funny fiction authors Sam Copeland and Jenny Pearson will introduce The Underpants of Chaos, the first book in their brand new laugh-out-loud series Tuchus & Topps Investigate.

Hear all about detective duo Agatha and Lenny and the mysterious SHIVERS that are striking their school, as well as their encounters with evil underpants and Transylvania gargoyles. 

This hilarious and interactive event will be packed full of laughs and silliness from this exciting new author pairing.

Sam and Jenny will also answer your burning questions at the end of the event.

Ages: 8+

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Jenny Pearson is the author of The Super Miraculous Journey of Freddie Yates and The Incredible Record Smashers. She has been shortlisted for many prizes, including the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and the Costa Book Awards.  She lives in the North East of England and her neighbours include four alpacas, three peacocks, two pigs, one horse, two dogs, two noisy cockerels and many, many ducks and chickens, all of which create far less mess than her husband and children.
Sam Copeland is an author, which has come as something of a shock to him. He is from Manchester and now lives in London with two smelly cats, three smelly children and one relatively clean-smelling wife. He is the author of the bestselling Charlie Changes Into a Chicken (which was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize), its two sequels, Charlie Turns Into a T-Rex and Charlie Morphs Into a Mammoth,and Uma and the Answer to Absolutely Everything. Despite legal threats, he refuses to stop writing.