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Freddie Yates likes facts. Just not the one staring him in the face – that his secret plan is not, in fact, secret.

Because Freddie's journey wasn't meant to involve Big Trev and the onion-eating competition or the loo-exploding pear-and-potato turnovers. And Freddie definitely didn't expect to end up, with his two best friends, on national television in a supergirl costume.

But journeys never take you where you think they will. And for Freddie, that fact might just have to be enough...

The super funny, heart-warming adventure of three boys, one summer holiday, and a few miracles along the way.


Book information

Key Stage
ISBN: 9781474974042
Extent: 304 pages
Dimensions: 198 x 130mm
Rob Biddulph

Author information

Jenny Pearson

Jenny Pearson has been awarded with six mugs, one fridge magnet, one wall plaque and numerous cards for her role as ‘Best Teacher in the World’. When she is not busy being inspirational in the classroom, she would like nothing more than to relax with her two young boys, but she can’t as they view her as a human climbing frame. She has recently moved to the North East of England and while she has yet to meet Ant or Dec, she has learned how to use canny in a sentence. Which is dead canny, like.

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“its amazing”
I loved reading this. It is 1st in my favourite book list
“Couldn't stop laughing”
I couldn’t stop laughing out loud. Each time I finished a chapter I didn’t want to stop reading.
The book was AMAZING! I laughed out loud…it sucks you in and makes you want to read more!
“SO funny!”
It was SO funny! I kept laughing out loud, especially the part where Freddie thought his Grams had guacamole in her eyes!
“Every emotion”
I belly laughed, cried and experienced every emotion in between
“My review”
Fun, factual and a little bit naughty

Press reviews

“Packed with slapstick humour and hilarious explorations of the ups and downs of all real friendships, the miracle of this book is the understanding that ‘family’ is not just people who share your name or your blood.”
“…Making this heart-breaking and hilarious book the must read of the summer.”
“An all-action adventure perfectly tailored for your own young mischief-makers!”
“This is a hilarious story that will also touch your heart.”

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