The Great Boffo by Frank Dickens


The Great Boffo by Frank Dickens

The Great Boffo is coming to town! A young boy yearns to watch his hero in the big bicycle race, in Frank Dickens' 1973 children's classic. But first he has delivery rounds to make on his old boneshaker. When Boffo gets a puncture, he has no choice but to borrow the boy's delivery bike and try his hardest to win the race ...A classic tale of sporting heroism from the golden age of cycling, which reminds us that, in the immortal words of The Great Boffo, the machine is not as important as the man .

About the Author

Frank Dickens is an author and illustrator, best known for his cartoon strip Bristow , which ran for a record-breaking 41 years in the Evening Standard. An outstanding cyclist as a young man, Dickens nearly turned pro but instead found fame as a cartoonist, becoming one of the nation's favourites. His work appeared in many papers, including the Sunday Express and Sunday Times, as well as in many successful books.

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32 pages


Frank Dickens
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Publication date

29th June 2015



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