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  • Hodder Children's Books

Boyface and the Quantum Chromatic Disruption Machine

James Campbell, Mark Weighton

6 Reviews

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Boyface, For National Curriculum Key Stage 2, Interest age: from c 7 years, Fiction, Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage), Humorous stories (Children's / Teenage)

Enter the hilarious world of comedian James Campbell.

Boyface Antelope has been waiting his whole life to turn ten and be allowed to enter his parents' stripemongering shop so he can take stripes off animals and put them on something different. Like tartan onto badgers, or removing the stripes of zebras to make ponies. On the morning of his tenth birthday he finds his parents ill, and they ask him not just to go in the shop but to look after it on his own! Will he be able to keep the stripemongery running smoothly?

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Praise for Boyface and the Quantum Chromatic Disruption Machine

  • Weird, wacky and wonderful. - Parents in Touch

  • An engagingly eccentric story set in the seaside village of Stoddenage-on-Sea. Mark Weighton's line drawings are an added pleasure. - The Independent on Sunday

  • Charming and hilarious... will entertain adults just as much as children. - Isla Dawes (The Kew Bookshop)

  • Praise for James Campbell - :

  • James Campbell has been entertaining children for 18 years and he really knows what he's about. -

  • James Campbell pioneered the idea of standup for children, and it is still genuinely impressive to watch him hold the attention of a theatre full of five- to 10-year-olds for an hour with nothing but a microphone. - Guardian

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James Campbell

James Campbell is a writer, storyteller and creator of Comedy 4 Kids. He travels around schools and theatres nurturing a love of storytelling and inspiring the children's own creativity too. James can be regularly seen at the Edinburgh Festival, the Queen Elizabeth Hall and on children's TV programmes such as Blue Peter and The Big Book Babble. He lives in Suffolk with his family, some chickens and a really silly dog.

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