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The Astounding Broccoli Boy Audiobook

The Astounding Broccoli Boy

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Publisher's Summary

The eagerly awaited new standalone novel from multi-award-winning author and scriptwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce. Find out why it's not easy being green in the hilarious new 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....

©2015 Frank Cottrell Boyce (P)2015 Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.

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    😀😀😀😀😀so flipping good like sooooooo good omg omg get this book Get it for flipp sake

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    readtolearn 03/01/2017
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    "Funny, fantastic and fabulous!"
    If you could sum up The Astounding Broccoli Boy in three words, what would they be?

    Comical, amusing, outstanding


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Astounding Broccoli Boy?

    When Rory and Tommy-Lee try to rob a bank.


    What does Ewan Goddard bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    Amazing accents from Birmingham make the characters sound realistic.


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    This film is officially one of your 'five a day.'


    Any additional comments?

    Full of fun. Anyone who has read books by Frank Cottrell Boyce will understand how the the combination of the absurd happinging within the everyday makes this book light-hearted and feel-good from the off.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 23/06/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "I love Ewan Goddard 😃!"

    I love it it's so funny ha ha ha I recommend this📖so much ha ha

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    Amazing

    When strate into action and pulled you in from the first word. I would recommend this book for all ages and hope you all enjoy it.

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    Simon Leathley 26/07/2016
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    "Long, but worth it!"

    An exciting and unpredictable story. Although it was really long we were gripped to the end.

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    loved it it was great
    wow amazing book struggled to fish it was so good

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    "super family listen!!"

    We absolutely loved the zany humour of this audio book and the narrator was utterly convincing. It was so full of realistic detail it was hard not to believe in the story even though the premise is preposterous!

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    I like Frank Cottrell Boyce's books because they have a good plot, a good story and I like that they are written in the first person.

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    anna fawkes 03/08/2016
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    AWSOME 🤓.
    /. | \
    / \ it's so good I and I am so good at art yay yay my what I am doing with my life

    2 of 9 people found this review helpful

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