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Millions

Author: Illustrator: Steven Lenton

Frank Cottrell Boyce's story, Millions - the tale of a not-so-great train robbery - is an absolute treasure!Two brothers, Damian and Anthony, are unwittingly caught up in a train robbery during Britain's countdown to joining the Euro. Suddenly finding themselves with a vast amount of cash, the boys have just one glorious, appalling dilemma - how to spend it in the few days before it becomes worthless. Torn between the vices of buying a million pizzas and the virtues of ending world poverty, the boys soon discover that being rich is a mug's game. For not only is the clock ticking - the bungling bank robbers are closing in too.Pizzas or World Peace - what would you choose?This edition of the Carnegie Medal-winning Millions includes bonus material and discussion questions from Frank Cottrell Boyce, and inside and cover illustrations by Steven Lenton.

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback
Published: 26th March 2015
Number of Pages: 272

ISBN-13: 9781447282341

Age Ranking
  1. #1218 of 1512 books for 9 year olds
  2. #1433 of 1615 books for 8 year olds
4 Book reviews
2nd May '15
CCR06 read it aged 8
Millions 9781447282341
4 stars
I liked the main storyline but I didn't think the bits about the different saints made sense. I found that they didn't really describe the characters so I had to make up in my head what I thought they would be like. I liked the fact it was an adventure story because we've been writing adventure stories at school so it gave me ideas!
10th April '15
Read to a child aged 9
Millions 9781447282341
4 stars
Funny! The children found millions and spend in in the great way that children would, not having a full grasp of the value of money - the clock is ticking, with only 19 days to spend, before the pound becomes the euro
22nd October '17
romeoslater read it aged 9
Millions 9781447282341
4 stars
I liked this book and found sthe me bits funny, it was good how that had to spend all the money quickly 
13th May '15
Westy10 read it aged 9
Millions 9781447282341
3 stars
Millions is the story of a young boy called Damian Cunningham who finds a bag filled with money that has seemingly fallen from the sky. His discovery comes at a time when England is about to change its currency and join the Euro, and so Damian must find a way to spend the money as quickly as possible, before it becomes worthless. Aiding him in this quest is his older brother and only confidant, Anthony; however, unlike Anthony, Damian is a boy of great conscience and sensitivity, and is frequently troubled over the question of "the right thing to do"  I found this book a bit slow to start and it was quite boring at times so it took me a long time to read as I kept finding other more interesting books. The action isn't very fast but its well written and its not put me off reading any other books by the same author
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