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Future Friend by David Baddiel, Steven Lenton

Future Friend

David Baddiel, Steven Lenton

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Category: Children's
Imprint: HarperCollins
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 15 Oct 2020
ISBN: 9780008334208

From million-copy bestselling author David Baddiel comes a laugh-out-loud and inspiring new adventure for all readers of 8 and up that is ahead of its time - 1,001 years ahead, to be precise...

  • The Sunday TimesChildren's Book of the Week
4 stars out of 5
Nicolette Jones
25 Oct 2020

"this engaging and comic tale has a happy ending"

Spookily, in this 3020 people live indoors and online because there are viruses outside (as well as dangerous heat). Mind you, animals have the power of speech and a cow is the (notably competent) chancellor of the exchequer. In 2019, less fantastically, the worst characters are (devastatingly satirised) conspiracy theorists who will believe anything. Let’s hope that Baddiel is a real prognosticator: this engaging and comic tale has a happy ending.

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