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If your children love the funny stories by Andy Griffiths and the Tom Gate series they will enjoy this book. Weirdo is written by a nine year old junior author from New Zealand who can't stop writing! Inspired by his favourite books, Ben started writing to entertain his peers with an authentic voice only a child can have. Weirdo is a story about a boy who recently lost his parents. He now lives by himself. He has no friends at school and everyone thinks he is weird... Well, there are some pretty weird things he does sometimes! But can Ugine be happy again? Join him on this funny, weird adventure and find out!

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ISBN-13: 9780473424954
Publisher: Spies Publishing
Publication date: 03/30/2018
Pages: 66
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.16(d)
Age Range: 7 - 12 Years

About the Author

Ben is a 9 year old boy born in Brazil. Ben lived briefly in England before moving to beautiful New Zealand. He's always loved writing and reading, particularly books with lots and lots of adventures. He started writing short stories than gradually made his way up to big ones. Ben has a very peculiar, funny sense of humour! He loves sushi, pie, pizza, seafood, mango... but most of all, he loves making people laugh through his writing.

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Introducing the fantastic new book for children, actually written by a child! Weirdo tells the tale of Ugine, a boy who is navigating adolescent life, trying to feel accepted, and does some pretty weird things sometimes. 'Weirdo' is 64 pages of fun and adventure. You get to see Ugine’s world through a child’s eyes and have his story told with an authentic child’s voice.

Ben Spies is the genius author behind 'Weirdo'. He first wrote the book when he was only nine years old. Since then Ben has written a second book and has no plans of stopping there. He has a quirky sense of humour that shines through in his writing. Ben’s loves to make his readers laugh, and take them on an adventure with his writing.

This book is the first book written by junior author Ben Spies, when he was only 9 years old. It consists of two stories/two chapters and one same character, a boy called Ugine. A great read for children transitioning from picture books to chapter books. Easy language, funny jokes, authentic voice of a child writing to another child.

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