How To Train Your Parents

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Random House, Sep 30, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 208 pages
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Moving to a new area and a new school, Louis is horrified to discover his parents changing into ultra-competitive parents, wanting him and his younger brother to get straight As at school and join all sorts of after-school clubs and activities like the other kids in the area. Suddenly Louis's life is no longer his own - until he meets Maddy, who claims to have trained her parents to ignore her- But does Louis really want to be ignored? A truly contemporary tale with characters kids will recognize instantly!
 

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Great book for boys

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I bought this book as a gift for a friends son based on the recommendation of my son. He said it was a funny book. The author came to the school to speak to the children and my son was very interested in what Pete had to say. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
18
Section 3
26
Section 4
31
Section 5
36
Section 6
43
Section 7
46
Section 8
53
Section 15
77
Section 16
94
Section 17
100
Section 18
106
Section 19
117
Section 20
137
Section 21
144
Section 22
163

Section 9
56
Section 10
61
Section 11
62
Section 12
65
Section 13
67
Section 14
69
Section 23
184
Section 24
189
Section 25
198
Section 26
206
Section 27
207
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About the author (2011)

PETE JOHNSON began work as a film critic for Radio One, then became a teacher. His experiences in the classroom inspired him to write his first book for children, and he still keeps contact with a panel of young readers to gain their viewpoint as he writes. He is the author of over forty books, including the bestselling How To Train Your Parents. Pete’s books have won various awards, including the Young Telegraph Award and the Brilliant Book Award, and have been translated into twenty-three languages. He lives in St Albans.

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