The Incredible Book Eating Boy

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HarperCollins Children's, 2006 - Books - 32 pages
20 Reviews

The mouth-wateringly irresistible tale of a boy's insatiable hunger!

Henry loves books... but not like you and I. He loves to EAT books! This exciting new story follows the trials and tribulations of a boy with a voracious appetite for books.

Henry discovers his unusual taste by mistake one day, and is soon swept up in his new-found passion - gorging on every delicious book in sight! And better still, he realises that the more books he eats, the smarter he gets. Henry dreams of becoming the Incredible Book Eating Boy - the smartest boy in the world! But a book-eating diet isn't the healthiest of habits, as Henry soon finds out...

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

Henry loved books. Specifically, he loved to eat them. The more he ate the tasty tomes, the smarter he got. Until the day, that is, that the knowledge he was ingesting began to become a little mixed ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rosa.Mill - LibraryThing

I loved this book and I think it might be perfect for my first grade story book on Tuesday night. A little boy starts eating books and gets smarter and smarter, until he eats too many and his brain ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Oliver Jeffers graduated from The University of Ulster in 2001 with First Class honours. His outstanding talent has been recognised by several high-profile awards, including the Nestlé Children's Book Prize Gold Award. 'Lost and Found' animation was broadcast on Channel 4. Oliver lives and works in Brookyln, New York.

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