Find out why it's not easy being green in the hilarious story from Frank Cottrell Boyce: The Astounding Broccoli Boy ! Illustrated throughout by Steven Lenton. Rory Rooney likes to be prepared for all eventualities. His favourite book is Don't Be Scared, Be Prepared , and he has memorized every page of it. He could even survive a hippo attack. He knows that just because something is unlikely doesn't mean it won't ever happen . . . But Rory isn't prepared when he suddenly and inexplicably turns green. Stuck in an isolation ward in a hospital far from home with two other remarkably green children, Rory's as confused by his new condition as the medics seem to be. But what if it's not in their genes, or a virus, or something they ate? What if turning green actually means you've turned into a superhero? Rory can't wait to make it past hospital security and discover exactly what his superpower might be . . . The Astounding Broccoli Boy is an irreverently funny adventure from the Carnegie Medal winning author of Millions , Frank Cottrell Boyce.
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Frank Cottrell Boyce is the award-winning author of many books including Millions, Cosmic, The Astounding Broccoli Boy and Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth . He is also a successful writer of film scripts and, along with Danny Boyle, devised the Opening Ceremony for the London 2012 Olympics.More about Frank Cottrell Boyce
Steven Lenton Biography
Steven Lenton hails from Cheshire and now works from his studio in Soho, London creating an array of charming characters for his picture books. Best known for illustrating the bestselling Shifty McGifty series written by Tracey Corderoy, Steven has illustrated many lovely books as well as writing and illustrating his ow