The Humiliations of Welton Blake

Paperback

Hilarity follows disaster in this sharp-witted tale of the trials of pre-teen life, from award-winning and critically acclaimed Crongton author Alex Wheatle.

Welton Blake has done it! He’s asked out Carmella McKenzie – the best-looking girl in school – and she’s only gone and said yes!

But just as he thinks his luck is starting to change, Welton’s phone breaks, kick-starting a series of unfortunate and humiliating events. With bullies to avoid, girls ready to knock him out and all the drama with his mum and dad, life for Welton is about to go very, very wrong …

Hilarity follows disaster in this sharp-witted tale of the trials of teen life from award-winning author Alex Wheatle.

RRP: £7.99

ISBN

978-1-78112-949-4

Interest age

11+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

07-01-2021

Format

Paperback

Pages

144 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Author

Alex Wheatle

Alex Wheatle is a best-selling and multi-award-winning author. Liccle Bit, Alex’s first YA novel and the first story of the now beloved Crongton series, was published in 2015 to critical acclaim. Crongton Knights and Straight Outta Crongton quickly followed, and Alex became renowned for his ingenious use of language and his honest portrayal of inner city, teenage life. In 2008, Alex received an MBE for his services to literature and was shortlisted in 2020 for the NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature. Most recently, Alex received the 2021 Young Quills Award for Cane Warriors.

Product Description

Hilarity follows disaster in this sharp-witted tale of the trials of pre-teen life, from award-winning and critically acclaimed Crongton author Alex Wheatle.

Welton Blake has done it! He’s asked out Carmella McKenzie – the best-looking girl in school – and she’s only gone and said yes!

But just as he thinks his luck is starting to change, Welton’s phone breaks, kick-starting a series of unfortunate and humiliating events. With bullies to avoid, girls ready to knock him out and all the drama with his mum and dad, life for Welton is about to go very, very wrong …

Hilarity follows disaster in this sharp-witted tale of the trials of teen life from award-winning author Alex Wheatle.

ISBN

978-1-78112-949-4

Interest age

11+

Reading age

8

Publication Date

07-01-2021

Format

Paperback

Pages

144 pages

Dimensions

130x198mm

Product Description

Hilarity follows disaster in this sharp-witted tale of the trials of pre-teen life, from award-winning and critically acclaimed Crongton author Alex Wheatle.

Welton Blake has done it! He’s asked out Carmella McKenzie – the best-looking girl in school – and she’s only gone and said yes!

But just as he thinks his luck is starting to change, Welton’s phone breaks, kick-starting a series of unfortunate and humiliating events. With bullies to avoid, girls ready to knock him out and all the drama with his mum and dad, life for Welton is about to go very, very wrong …

Hilarity follows disaster in this sharp-witted tale of the trials of teen life from award-winning author Alex Wheatle.

Author

Alex Wheatle

Alex Wheatle is a best-selling and multi-award-winning author. Liccle Bit, Alex’s first YA novel and the first story of the now beloved Crongton series, was published in 2015 to critical acclaim. Crongton Knights and Straight Outta Crongton quickly followed, and Alex became renowned for his ingenious use of language and his honest portrayal of inner city, teenage life. In 2008, Alex received an MBE for his services to literature and was shortlisted in 2020 for the NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature. Most recently, Alex received the 2021 Young Quills Award for Cane Warriors.