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Desirable

Written by Frank Cottrell-Boyce

Humorous

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Interest Age 9+, Reading Age 8+. A delicious comedy in which geeky George whose passion for Warhammer games has long made him a social outcast, is transformed by some past its sell by date after shave. Suddenly everyone wants to be George’s friend. Can he escape?   A humorous look at the pitfalls of popularity.

Without exception dyslexia-friendly books published by Barrington Stoke get off to an exciting start and maintain the impetus throughout, with a cliffhanger at the end of every chapter.  The plot is clear, the characters appealing and there are plenty of visual clues, as dyslexics like to run a story like a video in their heads. 

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Desirable Synopsis

A touching comedy from a Carnegie Medal winning author is given a brand new package. George's birthday is as uneventful as ever. Until he opens his grandad's present and finds some aftershave and cufflinks from 1982. George's mum wants to recycle it, but for some strange reason George wants to hang on to it. And when he opens it, some very strange things start happening - Hilarious comedy from Carnegie Medal winner Frank Cottrell Boyce. With a reading age of 8, it is particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers.

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Book Information

ISBN: 9781781124246
Publication date: 4th November 2014
Author: Frank Cottrell-Boyce
Publisher:
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 104 pages
Genres: Humorous

About Frank Cottrell-Boyce

A World Book Day Author 2019 Frank Cottrell Boyce is an accomplished, successful and award-winning author and screenwriter. His books have been shortlisted for a multitude of prizes, including the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Whitbread Children's Fiction Award (now the Costa Book Award) and the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and Millions, his debut children's novel, won the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2004. Millions was was later turned into a film by Danny Boyle and it features in the Book Trust’s 100 Best Books List for 9-11 year olds. Frank is also a successful writer of film scripts and was the ...

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