The Disgusting Sandwich

By Gareth Edwards, Hannah Shaw (illustrator),

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Book description

A hilarious picture book about a very hungry, and rather
unlucky, badger in search of a sandwich - with a wickedly funny
twist in the tale

One day, a boy drops his sandwich in a sandpit, and the
race is on! A very hungry badger wants it, but he's just…

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Why read it?

1 author picked The Disgusting Sandwich as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

In my opinion, there just aren’t enough picture books about ravenous badgers that are willing to eat almost anything. But this is one of them, and it’s a corker.

I love the escalating desperation of the hungry badger as it follows an increasingly revolting sandwich across a park as it's spurned by a range of animals, who all deem the sandwich too disgusting to eat. But, the badger’s persistence pays off, and it finally gets its paws on the slug-covered sandwich, and the tasty meal it’s been chasing – but not the one you expect!

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