Giggler Treatment by Roddy Doyle
  

Giggler Treatment

Written by Roddy Doyle

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Parents may well not enjoy Doyle’s brilliant adventures about creatures that dream up devilish punishments to get back at adults, but rest-assured kids absolutely love it. Highly amusing characters and tales that are full of mischief all add up to a story that children really identify with. Great illustrations too that really brings the story to life. Kids as young as 6 or 7 and as old as 10 or 11 will love it. Sequels to The Giggler Treatment are the madcap Rover saves Christmas and The Meanwhile Adventures. This title is also available in audio CD.

Also available in a 3 books in 1 collection featuring all three Rover titles from Roddy Doyle.

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Synopsis

Giggler Treatment by Roddy Doyle

They waited for the wallop - Mr Mack hitting the poo.
They waited for the squelch - Mr Mack stepping on the poo.
They waited for the groan - Mr Mack seeing that most of the poo was now on his show.

Who are the Gigglers? Good Question. The Gigglers look after children. And they do it very well...

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"Roddy Doyle is an absolute genius!" J.K. Rowling

About the Author

Roddy Doyle

Roddy Doyle was our Guest Editor in October 2011. Click here to see his book selection.

Roddy Doyle was born in Dublin in 1958. His first novel, The Commitments, was published to great acclaim in 1987 and was made into a globally successful film by Alan Parker. The Snapper was published in 1990 and has also been made into a film, directed by Stephen Frears. The Van was shortlisted for the 1991 Booker Prize and made into a film also by Stephen Frears. Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha, which won the Booker Prize in 1993, has been published in over twenty languages.

Roddy’s first children’s book The Giggler Treatment was shortlisted for the WH Smith Children’s Book Award.

Roddy Doyle has won many prizes for his writing. These include the Booker Prize and a BAFTA screenplay. He has also won the Irish Children's Book of the Year and was shortlisted for the prestigious 2013 CILIP Carnegie Medal. His novel The Commitments was turned into a blockbuster film directed by Alan Parket and is now a successful musical in Dublin and in London, directed by Jamie Lloyd.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
112 pages

Author

Roddy Doyle
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Author's Website

www.roddydoyle.ie/

Publisher

Scholastic

Publication date

3rd September 2007

ISBN

9781407139722

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