The Incredible Book Eating Boy (Read Aloud)

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HarperCollins Publishers, Nov 22, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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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 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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Delightful story, wonderful ending. - Goodreads
I fell in love with this author and his illustrations. - Goodreads
Excellent. Funny story, wonderful illustrations. - Goodreads
Cool visuals will also engage a new reader. - Goodreads
Oliver Jeffers' pictures are wonderful. - Goodreads
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The Incredible Book Eating Boy follows Henry, who loves to devour books. For every book he eats Henry gets that much smarter and is on his way to being the smartest boy on Earth until the information ... Read full review

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It was a hit. Nomnom books. Read full review

About the author (2012)

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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