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Head Kid

Written by David Baddiel

Illustrated by Steven Lenton

Head Kid Synopsis

From the million-copy bestselling author of THE PARENT AGENCY and BIRTHDAY BOY comes a wildly entertaining wish-fulfilment adventure that asks the question: what would happen if the strictest head teacher swapped bodies with the naughtiest kid in school? Strictest head naughtiest boy = chaos. Bracket Wood is about to be visited by the school inspectors. But there's one big problem: Ryan Ward. The maestro of practical jokes, Ryan has played so many tricks that in the end the Head Teacher just walks out. And then the new Head Teacher, Mr Carter, arrives. A man so strict even the teachers are scared of him. So imagine his surprise - and Ryan's - when they swap bodies. Now Ryan is Head Teacher - and his mortal enemy is one of his pupils. It's every naughty kid's dream! But soon Bracket Wood School is in a total mess - and only its worst ever pupil can fix it...

Head Kid Press Reviews

Reviews for The Person Controller: A perfect combination of humour, magic and a happy ending. Charlotte Norman, Waterstones Bookseller A real page turner... a compelling story with relatable characters and meaningful life lessons. Huffington Post Reviews for The Parent Agency: Funny, sometimes moving, always engaging Guardian I love this book because it really made me laugh! The best book I've read since I was born! Tom, 11, LoveReading4Kids Exciting and funny - I didn't want to put it down! Daisy, 10, LoveReading4Kids

Book Information

ISBN: 9780008200534
Publication date: 6th September 2018
Author: David Baddiel
Illustrator: Steven Lenton
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 384 pages

About David Baddiel

David Baddiel is an author and comedian. His children's novels The Parent Agency, The Person Controller and AniMalcolm have been runaway bestsellers and The Parent Agency was the winner of the Best Laugh Out Loud Book for 9 to 13-year-olds at the inaugural Laugh Out Loud Awards. David's children's books have sold over 1 million copies.

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