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The Legend Of The Worst Boy In The World

Written by Eoin Colfer

Featured Books for 7+ readers General Fiction Recommended Children's eBooks

LoveReading View on The Legend Of The Worst Boy In The World

Will has four brothers all of whom love to complain so neither Mum or Dad has much time to listen to him. Will needs his own listener and, with lots of time on his hands, Grandad seems perfect for the job. But Grandad has stories of his own to tell, including the legend of the Worst Boy in the World… A hilarious story about the trials of being one of a big family.


The Legend Of The Worst Boy In The World Synopsis

Will is desperate to win the Giant Jelly Baby competition and be named 'the best boy in the world'. But his big brother Marty always beats him to it. Then one day Will's wish comes true - he's the best boy in the world at last! Marty is not happy, and decides that something must be done. This book is suitable for Boys and girls aged 7+.

The Legend Of The Worst Boy In The World Press Reviews

'The funniest book of the year. A mini-masterpiece' Daily Mail

'Plenty of full-on belly laughs' Sunday Times

'Cracking' Disney's Big Time

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ISBN: 9780141318936
Publication date: 03/01/2008
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141318936
Publication date: 3rd January 2008
Author: Eoin Colfer
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 96 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers
Genres: General Fiction
Recommendations: eBooks

About Eoin Colfer

Both Eoin Colfer’s parents were teachers and young Eoin was taught by his dad Billy at Wexford’s Christian Brothers primary. Eoin remembers his dad’s presence in school as “witty…[he] made school fun.” Colfer junior’s first attempt at serious writing came in the sixth grade. “I wrote a play for the class about Norse Gods. Everyone died in the end except me.” Eoin followed in his parents’ footsteps and trained to be a teacher but his writing didn't stop ...

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