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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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Awful

I buy it and only get one chapter. It's not even chapter 1 it's chapter 2

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GOOD BUT TOOOO SHORT 🙂

good love the story listened to it ALL Lol 😂 SOO MANY TIMES LMAO love this so much congrats 🥳 Lysm 🥺💖🔥🦋🥰💜🍩✨👑💙❤️💕🤍

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David baddiel is cool so cool in fact I love him

the truth is that there was no books epicer than his. David baddiel is cool.

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Great short story for son and dad bedtime 🙂

Great short story for son and dad bedtime, well written and never lost our attention 🙂

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good

loved it it was absolutely fantastic full of fun recommend it overall just fantastic
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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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children's book

lively story. Good narration. I enjoyed this book. I would recommend. Perfect bedtime story to listen to.

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good short story

this was quite a good short story but it did seem a little hurried at the end Asif the story could only last so long and the writer had to finish it off quick.

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Good story helps me sleep

This story is amazing every single night so much it's a brilliant story but I wish I was a little bit longer

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