The Parent Agency (Paperback)
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The Parent Agency (Paperback)

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Paperback 384 Pages
Published: 04/06/2015
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A brilliantly funny, gripping novel - and the bestselling hardback children’s debut of 2014 - from a born storyteller, The Parent Agency is an epic wish-fulfilment adventure for every child – and for the child in everyone.

“I wish I had better parents!” Barry said, a third time. And then suddenly the entire room started to shake…

Barry Bennett hates being called Barry. In fact it’s number 2 on the list of things he blames his parents for, along with 1) ‘being boring’ and 3) ‘always being tired’.

But there is a world, not far from this one, where parents don’t have children. That’s far too random for something so big and important. In this world, children are allowed to choose their parents.

For Barry Bennett, this world seems like a dream come true. Only things turn out to be not quite that simple…

Illustrated by Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner, Jim Field.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007554485
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 360 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 29 mm


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“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

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“Laugh out loud funny!”

Barry hates his name . His friends have really cool names like Jake Lukas and Taj . It is just one of the things he blames his parents for ,along with being boring ( number one ) not letting him play video games and... More

Paperback edition
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“The Parent Agency”

What every kid wishes for sometimes that they could trade their parents in for cooler models . Shades of labyrinth film of the 80's? You never know what you have till you lose it? Reads with an easy flow and the... More

Hardback edition
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“The parent agency”

I got this book for Christmas after reading ‘AniMalcom’ and seeing it in the Waterstones window. It seemed like a huge deal so I asked someone to get it for me for Christmas.

Once I started reading, I was so engaged... More

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