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Joey is a good kid, maybe even a great kid, but his teachers never know what he's going to do next. He sharpens his finger in the pencil-sharpener and swallows his house key. He can't sit still for more than a minute - Joey is buzzing! Told from Joey's own unique viewpoint by acclaimed American author Jack Gantos, this is an exceptionally funny and touching story about a boy with severe attention deficit disorder (ADD).
|Publication date:||1st September 2000|
|Publisher:||Corgi Childrens an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
Jack Gantos was born in Norvelt, Pennsylvania, and has spent time living in Barbados and South Florida. He has written books for readers of all ages, including the acclaimed Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key and its sequels, the teenage novel Desire Lines, andthe youthful memoire Hole in My Life. His latest work is Dead End in Norvelt, a semi-autobiographical novel about the importance of history and reading which won the prestigious Newbery Medal in 2012. He lives with his wife and daughter in Boston, Massachusetts.More About Jack Gantos
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