Bad, mad and brilliant to know the Bagthorpes are back!Oh dear. When Mr Bagthorpe gets his latest bank statement, all hell breaks loose! He thinks he’s broke, and he’s determined to save money whatever the price.So he decides on an economy drive... which means the Bagthorpes can only eat what they grow. No sweets, no shops, no arguments.But while most of the family starts to waste away (with the exception of Granny Bagthorpe, who retires to her room with a Fortnum and Mason’s hamper) eldest child William is getting fatter and fatter. What is keeping him going?The fourth of the much-loved books starring the funniest family in fiction.