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The Boy Who Could Do What He Liked

Narrated by: David Baddiel
Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (528 ratings)
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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

Critic reviews

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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very good and entertaining.Helps me sleep!

It Was a very good story line and is very chilled and I like it.!?1

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The Boy who could do what he liked

Excellent childrens book, it was funny, entertaining and imaginative. Will have to listen to more of these books.

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Great

It is very good I think all ages should listen to this book I won’t a 2nd it will be great Sam Alfie same magic nanny but a brand new story I would always go 5 stars

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Love it

Great book also anyone say if they play fortnite Ali a rules lol lol lol

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A Perfect Little story for my children and I also enjoyed it! real family book!!

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Kids loved it

Family are big Dahl and Walliams fans and just tried this hr long story to pass the time and really liked it!

“Funny” and “amazing” was the feedback from my 7 and 9 yr old daughters who love to read and are just getting into spoken word.

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Easy listening

David Badiel was very funny and I will look out for more of his books.

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Epic

I have listened to this book for years and it’s sick 🤘 #oioi
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brilliant

awesome recommend getting it easy to settle to it my younger siblings loved it as well as me.😀😀😀

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Wonderfully Charming

At last! I've always wanted David Baddiel to read me a bedtime story 😉
Good amount of fart humour too 🤓