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A hilarious comedy from award-winning Frank Cottrell Boyce. When George gets an out-of-date aftershave for his birthday, he isn't particularly impressed. But the aftershave seems to have developed some extra properties…and George is now irresistible to every girl around! Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

A hilarious comedy from award-winning Frank Cottrell Boyce. George is so unpopular that even his own grandad won't come to his birthday party. Instead, his grandad sends him a bottle of aftershave that expired years ago. But the aftershave seems to have developed extra properties since its sell-by date…Now George is irresistible to all the girls in school – and even the teachers can't get enough of him! Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

RRP: £6.99

ISBN

978-1-78112-424-6

Interest age

9+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

04-11-2014

Format

Paperback

Pages

104 pages

Dimensions

145x185mm

Author

Frank Cottrell Boyce, Illustrated by Cate James

Frank Cottrell Boyce is the current Waterstones Children's Laureate, appointed for the tenure of 2024-2026. His first book, Millions, won the Carnegie Medal and his many other awards include the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize. Frank is also a screenwriter, regularly collaborating with Michael Winterbottom and Danny Boyle, with whom he devised the 2012 London Olympics Opening Ceremony. He has written three sequels to Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and counts an episode of Doctor Who that he wrote in 2014 a particular achievement, saying, “Nothing compares to the buzz of writing the words ‘Interior…TARDIS!'” Frank has seven children and lives in Liverpool.||When Cate James was little she copied pictures from books all the time and she still has a picture of a crocodile that she drew when she was two. Cate says, “I like to draw with an old ink pen. I like to make a mess and have inky hands!” Cate lives in Australia.

Product Description

A hilarious comedy from award-winning Frank Cottrell Boyce. When George gets an out-of-date aftershave for his birthday, he isn't particularly impressed. But the aftershave seems to have developed some extra properties…and George is now irresistible to every girl around! Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

A hilarious comedy from award-winning Frank Cottrell Boyce. George is so unpopular that even his own grandad won't come to his birthday party. Instead, his grandad sends him a bottle of aftershave that expired years ago. But the aftershave seems to have developed extra properties since its sell-by date…Now George is irresistible to all the girls in school – and even the teachers can't get enough of him! Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

ISBN

978-1-78112-424-6

Interest age

9+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

04-11-2014

Format

Paperback

Pages

104 pages

Dimensions

145x185mm

Product Description

A hilarious comedy from award-winning Frank Cottrell Boyce. When George gets an out-of-date aftershave for his birthday, he isn't particularly impressed. But the aftershave seems to have developed some extra properties…and George is now irresistible to every girl around! Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

A hilarious comedy from award-winning Frank Cottrell Boyce. George is so unpopular that even his own grandad won't come to his birthday party. Instead, his grandad sends him a bottle of aftershave that expired years ago. But the aftershave seems to have developed extra properties since its sell-by date…Now George is irresistible to all the girls in school – and even the teachers can't get enough of him! Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

Author

Frank Cottrell Boyce, Illustrated by Cate James

Frank Cottrell Boyce is the current Waterstones Children's Laureate, appointed for the tenure of 2024-2026. His first book, Millions, won the Carnegie Medal and his many other awards include the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize. Frank is also a screenwriter, regularly collaborating with Michael Winterbottom and Danny Boyle, with whom he devised the 2012 London Olympics Opening Ceremony. He has written three sequels to Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and counts an episode of Doctor Who that he wrote in 2014 a particular achievement, saying, “Nothing compares to the buzz of writing the words ‘Interior…TARDIS!'” Frank has seven children and lives in Liverpool.||When Cate James was little she copied pictures from books all the time and she still has a picture of a crocodile that she drew when she was two. Cate says, “I like to draw with an old ink pen. I like to make a mess and have inky hands!” Cate lives in Australia.