The Giggler Treatment
Imagine a wonderfully rude, children's version of "It's a Wonderful Life." At the beginning of the tale we have a good man, a caring man, heading for his job as a cookie-taster but also heading for a terrible fate (he's about to step in something smelly). Is this an accident? Who's responsible? (The Gigglers, elfen creatures whose pranks punish wayward adults.) What did he do to deserve this? (He yelled at his children unfairly, but actually this was a bit of a misunderstanding.) Can the impending mess be avoided? Working backward, Roddy Doyle spins the hilarious tale of Mr. Mack, his wife Billy Jean, his three children Robbie, Jimmy, and Kayla, their dog Rover and, of course, the irrepressible, sometimes hasty, but well-meaning Gigglers.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LaviniaRossetti - LibraryThing
This story was very funny, but I would say its silliness is for boys. Very good book, but me, being a clean little girl, would rather not read about poo and shoes in poo. But even then, I do agree ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DuffDaddy - LibraryThing
A talking dog, the Mack children, and the small elf-like Gigglers themselves must try to stop the prank that the Gigglers have mistakenly set in motion to punish Mr. Mack for being mean to his ... Read full review
WHICH SHOULD PROBABLY BE CALLED CHAPTER FOUR BUT LETS JUST CALL IT CHAPTER FIVE
WHICH SHOULD PROBABLY BE CALLED CHAPTER FIVE IS ANOTHER OF THESE CHAPTERS WHERE NOTHING MUCH HAPPENS EXC...
WHICH SHOULD PROBABLY BE CALLED CHAPTER FIVE I THINK BUT LETS JUST CALL IT I DONT KNOW WHAT CHAPTER ITS SUP...
WHICH SHOULD PROBABLY BE CALLED CHAPTER HANG ON ONE TWO THREE FOUR OH STOP MESSING AND GET ON WITH THE S...
THE CREAM CRACKERS GIVE THEIR SIDE OF THE STORY
A REAL CHAPTER
GIVES HIS SIDE OF THE STORY
HOW MANY INCHES NOW?
WELL WHERE WERE THEY?
HOW FAR NOW?
KAYLA GIVES HER SIDE OF THE STORY
JIMMY AND ROBBIE GIVE THEIR SIDE OF THE STORY
THE CHAPTER AFTER THE LAST ONE
CHAPTER MAMMY DOYLE
CHAPTER TWO MILLION AND SEVEN
THIS CHAPTER BY THE WAY IS THE GREAT GREAT GREAT GREAT GREAT GREAT GREAT GREAT GREAT GREAT GREAT GREAT GR...
ELVIS PRESLEY BECAUSE HE LIVES UNDER THE SHED IN OUR BACK GARDEN
TO LET YOU KNOW HOW MANY INCHES MISTER MACKS FOOT WAS AWAY PROM THE POO
WHATS KEEPING ROVER?
WHERE IN THE WORLD IS ROVER?
THE SEAGULL GIVES HIS SIDE OF THE STORY
WHERE IN THE WORLD IS ROVER? II
ROVER SAVES THE DAY
THAT ISNT REALLY A CHAPTER BECAUSE THE STORY ENDED AT THE END OF THE LAST CHAPTER