The Meanwhile Adventures by Roddy Doyle
  

The Meanwhile Adventures

Written by Roddy Doyle

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Pure escapism for kids who have already picked up the reading habit as well as for children who, perhaps don’t enjoy reading but enjoy a great deal of fun, mad-cap adventure and probably have a warped sense of humour too!!!! This is third book to feature Rover, the mad hound who always delivers in more ways than one.

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

Synopsis

The Meanwhile Adventures by Roddy Doyle

Mr Mack's inventing career has got off to a bad start - he's been arrested!

Will they succeed? There's only one way to find out...

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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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Format

Paperback
176 pages

Author

Roddy Doyle
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Author's Website

www.roddydoyle.ie/

Publisher

Scholastic

Publication date

3rd September 2007

ISBN

9781407139746

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