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A blistering blast of funny fiction ideal for fans of Davids Walliams and Solomons, Jenny Pearson’s rollicking debut introduces an endearing new hero on a surreal summer holiday adventure which keeps going awry.
Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize Younger Readers Prize 2021
Shortlisted for the Costa Children's Book Award 2020Waterstones Children's Book of the Month for April 2020
Freddie Yates likes facts. Just not the one staring him in the face - that his secret plan is not, in fact, secret. Because Freddie's journey wasn't meant to involve Big Trev and the onion-eating competition or the loo-exploding pear-and-potato turnovers. And Freddie definitely didn't expect to end up, with his two best friends, on national television in a supergirl costume. But journeys never take you where you think they will. And for Freddie, that fact might just have to be enough...
The super funny, heart-warming adventure of three boys, one summer holiday, and a few miracles along the way.
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 250 g
Dimensions: 199 x 133 x 20 mm
'Heart-warming and genuinely funny' - The Times, Children's Books of the Year
'This sleuthing-trip-cum-crime-solving spree has all the fizz of Jeremy Strong.' - The Observer
'Full of laugh-out loud escapades' - The Sunday Times
'The comic invention never flags in Pearson's debut novel.' - Financial Times
'Miracles may or may not happen, although coincidences do, but the laugh-out-loud story is, in the end, heartwarming about all kinds of families.' - The Sunday Times
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“A hilarious and heart-warming adventure across Wales with three friends who leave a trail of 'miracles' along the way”
This was a joy to read!
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I've just finished reading this & have tears in my eyes because the story behind the Miracles that happen in this book is so touching.
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