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The Person Controller Audiobook

The Person Controller

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Publisher's Summary

From the author of The Parent Agency comes a thrilling, funny and touching new adventure.

Fred and Ellie are twins. But not identical (because that's impossible for a boy and a girl). They do like all the same things, though. Especially video games. Which they are very good at. They aren't that good, however, at much else - like, for example, football, or dealing with the school bullies. Then they meet the Mystery Man, who sends them a video game controller which doesn't look like any other controller they've ever seen. And it doesn't control any of their usual games.

When the twins find out what it does control, though, it seems like the answer to all their problems. And the key to all their wildest dreams. At least it seems like that....

©2015 David Baddiel (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

What the Critics Say

Reviews 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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    Dr LB 01/12/2015
    Dr LB 01/12/2015
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    "Great for boys 8-11"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Person Controller to be better than the print version?

    Boys of a certain age can be reluctant readers of fiction and this audio version, delivered in David Baddiel's best blokey banter, is just the right thing to remind them that there are novels out there that can entertain and 'speak' to them.


    What other book might you compare The Person Controller to, and why?

    This was no disappointment to us following on from Baddiel's The Parent Agency, which was also a great hit with our family. If your family enjoy David Walliams or The Wimpy Kid series, this one is also for you.


    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    The references to current football discourse were a real hit with my Arsenal fan of a son.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Mr. D. Brown 27/10/2016
    Mr. D. Brown 27/10/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "It's worth buying"

    If you are a gamer or interested i n soccer/football you will enjoy this book definitely!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    EC W Hove, United Kingdom 22/10/2016
    EC W Hove, United Kingdom 22/10/2016 Member Since 2014

    Runner and mother of two from Hove, UK. Relies on good audiobooks to stop the kids from fighting in the car. Occasionally buys one for her.

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    "Hilarious for 8 to 10 year olds"

    Whilst I saw the ending to this story a mile away (it's still very sweet though) my two boys were cheerfully swept along. They loved the idea of a person controller and laughed loudly through most of the book.

    It's a good length; not too long so you can crack on through it. I could listen to David Baddiel forever too.

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    Phil 04/10/2016
    Phil 04/10/2016 Member Since 2016
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    Epic book, lots of lessons to be learnt here. Great lessons like believe in yourself and you'll go so far!

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    clanz Northern Ireland 17/08/2016
    clanz Northern Ireland 17/08/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Great on Long Journey"

    We put this on in the car for our 8 & 10 y/o daughters on the journey between Salisbury & Llandudno. Not only was it well written & read along as funny but it was also the exact length of our journey! Thank you Mr Baddiel!

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    Amazon Customer 03/08/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Eh"

    Twenty words is consisted of this 'book' good for yungerz but still has the air of old men trying to be 'hip' and 'cool'

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    anna fawkes 03/08/2016
    anna fawkes 03/08/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "MINECRAFT! STREET FIGHTER AWSOME!"

    This is so funny it's a great book and the author other book are good to it's it a great success for the author I loved it and Ellie and Fred and the I baby's I baby :oh you should use mother but crack.com haha ha aha ha aha. LoL (:

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    Jane D 24/06/2016
    Jane D 24/06/2016 Member Since 2016
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    I love so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so much I mean it. REALLY

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    karen edmonds 27/03/2016
    karen edmonds 27/03/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "pretty good"

    I'm a huge gamer and I love all this games references an movie banter I love the cod reference but anit they year 5 like 8\9 🎮

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful

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