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Head Kid

Head Kid

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?

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ISBN 9780008200565
Barcode 9780008200565
Published 2 May 2019 by HarperCollins Publishers
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Baddiel, David
Illustrated by Lenton, Steven
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ISBN-13 9780008200565
ISBN-10 0008200564
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollins
Publication Date 2 May 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Baddiel, David
Illustrated by Lenton, Steven
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
School Stories
Number of Pages 400
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 31mm
Weight 350g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
Library of Congress JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories, JUVENILE FICTION / School & Education, Children's, young adult and educational / Children's and young adult fiction and true stories / Humorous stories Children's/YA
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 961460

Description of this Book

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...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review 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
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

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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