Desirable (RA8 IA8-12)
|Author:||Frank Cottrell Boyce|
A hilarious comedy from award-winning Frank Cottrell Boyce. George is so unpopular that even his own grandad won't come to his birthday party. Instead, his grandad sends him a bottle of aftershave that expired years ago. But the aftershave seems to have developed extra properties since its sell-by date...Now George is irresistible to all the girls in school - and even the teachers can't get enough of him! Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+
Frank Cottrell Boyce is a screenwriter and novelist and the writing talent behind the 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony in London. His novel Millions won the Carnegie Medal and The Unforgotten Coat won the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. Millions was also adapted into a film directed by Danny Boyle and starring James Nesbitt. The film was a huge success and won numerous awards, including Best Screenplay (British Independent Film Awards). Frank is married with seven children.