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Tim has the most boring family in the world. There’s no way that sparkly Sophie, the most gorgeous girl in his class, is ever going to look at him. School is really boring too, because they have to follow a very boring timetable set by Mr Dedman, the head. But everything changes when day-glo graffiti starts appearing in school: graffiti about chickens. THIS BUILDING IS FULL OF CHICKENS; DEDMAN’S CHICKEN FACTORY, and so on. Who is writing them? Why is Mr Dedman so furious? And why has Tim’s father started dressing up as Wonder Woman? Full of delicious sideswipes at the school routine, this glorious romp won’t just have pupils chuckling, but teacher cracking up too!

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Lexile measure


Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 4.6; Middle years; 3.0 points

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  • 144 pages




Jeremy Strong

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  1. bookaholic202
    on 6 March 2014

    you will never guess who the person writing the graffiti is.

  2. aquamarinebamboo
    on 1 January 2014

    Really funny book!

    4 out of 5
  3. salimisra
    on 3 March 2012

    a boy likes a girl but the boy is not in any chance (sorry dont know the names) but then graffitti starts…. i think this book is great

    4 out of 5
  4. djgirl
    on 3 March 2011

    i really want to read this. i love Jeremy strong. his books are hilarious

  5. Lolo95
    on 3 March 2011

    It is ok story I liked the weirdness of it. Rather odd parents.

  6. hattiev
    on 25 February 2010

    I couldnt imagine a more embarassing lifestyle! 1.Strange parents 2.Somebody writing your secrets on the school wall 3.The girl you love shouting at you

        The poor child!
    5 out of 5