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The Boy Who Could Do What He Liked Audiobook

The Boy Who Could Do What He Liked

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Publisher's Summary

Let's celebrate World Book Day with The Boy Who Could Do What He Liked, written and recorded by the author David Baddiel, especially for World Book Day on March 3rd 2016.

This is the first audiobook to be produced for World Book Day - it's a hugely entertaining and touching story of a boy called Alfie who likes to keep to strict routines and schedules. It's all rules, rules and more rules in Alfie's life.

When a new baby sitter arrives called Mrs Stokes to look after Alfie he begins to realise that rules aren't everything and perhaps the mysterious Mrs Stokes is no ordinary baby sitter!

Includes wonderful music and sound effects - a jam packed listen with plenty of laughs along the way.

©2016 David Baddiel (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

What the Critics Say

Praise 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)

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    Khaled Sh. 11/04/2016
    Khaled Sh. 11/04/2016
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    "Best book ever"

    It w as the best book in the world and I really liked it thank you David baddies

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    charlie by may 21/04/2017
    charlie by may 21/04/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "Sweet"

    Cool I wish that was me its about a boy and an awesomely weird babysitter😸😸😸
    By May jory

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    Mrs Hayley Roden 18/04/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Short yet good"

    It was a amazing story but I only wished it could be longer and the parents had been at another country so he had a a few more days of magic

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    Faith O 13/04/2017
    Faith O 13/04/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Best book ever"

    This is a great book and I really liked the talking dolphin. I like Gumball too!

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    MR Ian T HENRY 01/12/2016
    MR Ian T HENRY 01/12/2016 Member Since 2017
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    "Quite confusing"

    I found it quite confusing but I'm not sure if it's just me or I wasn't paying attention or something like that. I couldn't really pick up what was going on it was a bit random as well. It was read well thought ✨✨

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    Lucinda 04/10/2016
    Lucinda 04/10/2016
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    "My review"

    I would definitely recommend this to people with loads of imagination and people that like adventures.I recommend it for ages 3 to 99.

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    Manlover London, UK 27/09/2016
    Manlover London, UK 27/09/2016 Member Since 2017

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    "This is great!"

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    I loved it

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    K. Yebovi 17/09/2016
    K. Yebovi 17/09/2016 Member Since 2017
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    "Two Thumbs Up!"

    Captivating and exciting; held the attention of my two children, 10 and 8 yrs old....and I, till the very end. Story time is always fun. "It's like a movie inside your head!" said my son and daughter. Thanks David

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Lara Farahar 08/09/2016
    Lara Farahar 08/09/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Entertaining"
    Would you listen to The Boy Who Could Do What He Liked again? Why?

    My children enjoyed this, they found it really funny.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Boy Who Could Do What He Liked?

    When the babysitter transformed.


    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    The first scene that explained how boring the parents are.


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Laugh


    Any additional comments?

    It was a good length for a car journey.

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    ClaireL 02/09/2016
    ClaireL 02/09/2016 Member Since 2012
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    "The boy who could do what he liked"

    Great book! Extremely funny ! It's a must read book ! One of the best books I've read

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