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The Parent Agency Audiobook

The Parent Agency

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Publisher's Summary

A brilliantly funny, gripping novel from a born storyteller, The Parent Agency is an epic wish-fulfilment adventure for every child - and for the child in everyone.Barry said, a third time, "I wish I had better parents!" And then suddenly the entire room started to shake. Barry Bennett hates being called Barry. In fact it's number 2 on the list of things he blames his parents for, along with 1) 'being boring' and 3) 'always being tired'.But there is a world, not far from this one, where parents don't have children. That's far too random for something so big and important. In this world, children are allowed to choose their parents.For Barry Bennett, this world seems like a dream come true. Only things turn out to be not quite that simple.

©2014 David Baddiel (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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    Lakey 08/12/2015
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    "Really, really good - according to my 11 yr old"

    My son is ill and off school, after about 40 mins of "I'm so bored" I put this book on and gave him his headphones. He didn't stir for the whole 3 hours, and really loved it. I really loved the peace and quiet. Win-win.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Miss S Ashton 21/02/2015
    Miss S Ashton 21/02/2015 Member Since 2013
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    "It was an amazing book"

    I loved the Narrator and I especially loved the story. My favourite bit was when Barry was with the rich parents.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Mr Graeme W Robson 06/04/2016
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    "The Parent Agency"

    A great audible. I really enjoyed reading it!! I recommend it to everyone who likes funny stories!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    emma Humphrey 18/06/2017
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    assassinated affected cytoplasmic dot Xbox snow like parents even books lol Nick app list kind

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    aline 23/05/2017
    aline 23/05/2017 Member Since 2013
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    "Amazing"

    I was Very funny & I think all the children in the world who do no like their parent a lot would love this it is so funny and amazing!
    I LOVE IT !

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    Joanne 27/04/2017
    Joanne 27/04/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "The narrator did a really good job"

    I loved this audio book. My friends recommended it to me and I was buzzing with exitement through it all.☺😊

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    Amazon Customer 09/04/2017 Member Since 2016

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    "entertaining but predictable story."

    some funny parts and inventive scenes.
    nice premise but the ending is flat and predictable.

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    Hundred 26/03/2017
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    Great I love it I'm eleven I think it is brilliant for all ages defo five stars

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    J E Sidaway 21/03/2017
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    "Incredible"

    I like the book a lot and it is funny emotional and clever at the same time things I would never have experienced in my life at the same time. I have listened to slot of books and this book is peaking in at number three after James and the giant peach and Awful Auntie all three pull me in as soon As the first paragraph what would we do without marvellous authors like David Baddiel.

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    Zoe 07/01/2017
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    "Love it❤️💛💚💙💜"

    It's a great book and really appealing!
    I would recommend this book for 8/12 year olds although the downside is that it contained one swear word:(
    Oh well still a great book📚📚📚

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