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The Greatest Inventor by Ben Brooks, George Ermos

The Greatest Inventor

Ben Brooks, George Ermos

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Category: Children's
Imprint: Quercus Children's Books
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Publication date: 26 Oct 2020
ISBN: 9781786541123

Join the adventure. Break the curse. Find your way home. A magical new adventure from the bestselling author of THE IMPOSSIBLE BOY.

  • The TimesChildren's Book of the Week
4 stars out of 5
Alex O’Connell
8 Nov 2020

"This wonderful fantasy combines social commentary with laughs"

‘Things come to them, they don’t come to things.’ ”

Prescient words as we re-enter lockdown and ramp up the home deliveries. As well as providing social commentary for beginners, Brooks writes strong, arch dialogue. The kids bounce off each other merrily as Victor muses on the big questions — freedom, the environment and the role of society — while making us laugh as we ponder.

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