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Millions

Millions

Author: Frank Cottrell Boyce
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Description

The bestselling, CILIP-Carnegie-Medal-winning novel from Frank Cottrell Boyce - screenwriter and writer of the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony - with a fantastic cover look by Steven Lenton.Frank Cottrell Boyce's story, Millions - the tale of a not-so-great train robbery - is an absolute treasure!Two brothers, Damian and Anthony, are unwittingly caught up in a train robbery during Britain's countdown to joining the Euro. Suddenly finding themselves with a vast amount of cash, the boys have just one glorious, appalling dilemma - how to spend it in the few days before it becomes worthless. Torn between the vices of buying a million pizzas and the virtues of ending world poverty, the boys soon discover that being rich is a mug's game. For not only is the clock ticking - the bungling bank robbers are closing in too.Pizzas or World Peace - what would you choose?Includes bonus material and discussion questions from Frank Cottrell Boyce, and inside and cover illustrations by Steven Lenton.

Promotion info

The bestselling, CILIP-Carnegie-Medal-winning novel from Frank Cottrell Boyce - screenwriter and writer of the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony - now with a fantastic new cover look by Steven Lenton.

Reviews

Damian's voice leaps off the page and into your heart. Millions is fresh, funny, touching and wise. -- The Times The Times Deliciously funny -- Guardian Guardian Pure gold -- Scotsman Scotsman Written with charm and humour, this is a touching, absorbing oddity of a book about love, grief, avarice and generosity. -- Sunday Times Sunday Times Damian's voice leaps off the page and into your heart. Millions is fresh, funny, touching and wise. The Times Deliciously funny Guardian Pure gold Scotsman Written with charm and humour, this is a touching, absorbing oddity of a book about love, grief, avarice and generosity. Sunday Times

Author description

Frank Cottrell Boyce is the award-winning author of many books. He is also a successful writer of film scripts and, along with Danny Boyle, devised the Opening Ceremony for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781447282341
  • : Pan Macmillan
  • : Macmillan Children's Books
  • : February 2015
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 17mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Frank Cottrell Boyce
  • : 823.92
  • : Paperback
  • : Main Market Ed.
  • : 272
  • : Steven Lenton
  • : en