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Boys Don't Knit

Written by T. S. Easton

Part of the Boys Don't Knit Series

Books of the Month Family / Home Stories Featured Books for 13+ readers Humorous

LoveReading View on Boys Don't Knit

January 2014 Book of the Month  An entertaining diary told in the authentic teenage voice which captures the mind set of humorist and risk-taker Ben Fletcher. Following a run-in with the authorities, Ben Fletcher is now obliged to ‘give something back to the community’ to make amends. Ben decides he can make the best contribution by joining the knitting class. It’s an unusual choice which could ruin Ben’s chances of being taken seriously by girls forever. But Ben turns out to have made a clever choice. 

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Boys Don't Knit Synopsis

Ben Fletcher must get to grips with his more 'feminine' side following an unfortunate incident with a lollipop lady and a stolen bottle of Martini Rosso from Waitrose. All a big misunderstanding of course. To avoid the Young Offenders unit, Ben is ordered to give something back to the community and develop his sense of social alignment. Take up a hobby and keep on the straight and narrow. The hot teacher he likes runs a knitting group so Ben, reluctantly at first, gets 'stuck in'. Not easy when your dad is a sports fan and thinks Jeremy Clarkson is God. To his surprise, Ben finds that he likes knitting and that he has a mean competitive streak. If he can just keep it all a secret from his mates...and notice that the girl of his dreams, girl-next-door Megan Hooper has a bit of a thing for him...

Boys Don't Knit Press Reviews

Teens love to read and a small number of members were lucky enough to be invited to review Boys Don't Knit.   You can read their reviews below.

Juliana Christianson - 'a great read...It covered themes of peer pressure, fitting in and learning to be accepted for who you are and not what you are.' Click Here to read the full review.

Charlotte Crisp - 'I found this story great and it is a brilliant mix of stupidity, genius and second-hand embarrassment.'  Click Here to read the full review.

Raimy Greenland - 'The story was interesting and very funny, I liked it at the beginning a lot and liked where it could have gone, but I’m not sure it really went there.'  Click Here to read the full review.


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ISBN: 9781471401473
Publication date: 02/01/2014
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781471401473
Publication date: 2nd January 2014
Author: T. S. Easton
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Suitable for: 13+ readers
Genres: Family / Home Stories, Humorous
Recommendations: Books of the Month, Reviewed by Children

About T. S. Easton

T. S. Easton is an experienced author of fiction for all ages and has had more than a dozen books published. He has written under a number of different pseudonyms in a variety of genres. Subjects include vampires, pirates, pandemics and teenage agony aunts (not all in the same book). He lives in Surrey with his wife and three children and in his spare time works as a Production Manager for Hachette Children's Books. A Q&A with the authorWhat inspires your writing?I always try to write what I would like to read. Or at least what I ...

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