The Legend of Spud Murphy, Paperback

The Legend of Spud Murphy Paperback

3.5 out of 5 (2 ratings)


Will has four brothers and it's chaos in his house!

If he's not being teased by his big brother Marty, he has to deal with the terrible, three-headed bundle of cuteness that is his three younger brothers.

Even worse, his mother has the brilliant idea of packing Will and Marty off to the library during the holidays.

She just doesn't understand! Not only is the library no fun, it's also the habitat of the legendary librarian Spud Murphy.

If you put a foot wrong, it's rumoured she will use her dreaded gas-powered spud gun and you don't want that just ask Ugly Frank how he got his nickname!

Eventually Will and Marty discover a love of books and that Mrs Murphy isn't so bad after all!


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: General
  • ISBN: 9780141317083



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An amusing story for children. The author obviously has Roald Dahl as his example. The story is about children who have to go to the library. They are very afraid of the librarian.

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Great, fun story for children about two brothers and one librarian. I love Colfer's writing style and this is a perfect quick read.

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