The Astounding Broccoli Boy

Paperback | March 26, 2015

byFrank Cottrell Boyce

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The eagerly awaited new stand-alone novel from multi-award-winning author and scriptwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce, with illustrations throughout by Steven Lenton.Find out why it's not easy being green in the hilarious story from Frank Cottrell Boyce: The Astounding Broccoli Boy!Rory Rooney likes to be prepared for all eventualities. His favourite book is Don't Be Scared, Be Prepared, and he has memorized every page of it. He could even survive a hippo attack. He knows that just because something is unlikely doesn't mean it won't ever happen . . . But Rory isn't prepared when he suddenly and inexplicably turns green. Stuck in an isolation ward in a hospital far from home with two other remarkably green children, Rory's as confused by his new condition as the medics seem to be. But what if it's not in their genes, or a virus, or something they ate? What if turning green actually means you've turned into a superhero? Rory can't wait to make it past hospital security and discover exactly what his superpower might be . . .

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The eagerly awaited new stand-alone novel from multi-award-winning author and scriptwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce, with illustrations throughout by Steven Lenton.Find out why it's not easy being green in the hilarious story from Frank Cottrell Boyce: The Astounding Broccoli Boy!Rory Rooney likes to be prepared for all eventualities. His ...

Frank Cottrell Boyce is the award-winning author of Millions, Framed, Cosmic and the new Chitty Chitty Bang Bang novels. He is also a successful writer of film scripts and, along with Danny Boyle, devised the Opening Ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics. He lives in Merseyside with his family.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.46 × 5.42 × 1.23 inPublished:March 26, 2015Publisher:Pan MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230754511

ISBN - 13:9780230754515

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