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The Parent Agency Audiobook

The Parent Agency

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A brilliantly funny, gripping novel from a born storyteller, The Parent Agency is an epic wish-fulfilment adventure for every child - and for the child in everyone.Barry said, a third time, "I wish I had better parents!" And then suddenly the entire room started to shake. Barry Bennett hates being called Barry. In fact it's number 2 on the list of things he blames his parents for, along with 1) 'being boring' and 3) 'always being tired'.But there is a world, not far from this one, where parents don't have children. That's far too random for something so big and important. In this world, children are allowed to choose their parents.For Barry Bennett, this world seems like a dream come true. Only things turn out to be not quite that simple.

ยฉ2014 David Baddiel (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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  • Lakey
    8/12/15
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    "Really, really good - according to my 11 yr old"

    My son is ill and off school, after about 40 mins of "I'm so bored" I put this book on and gave him his headphones. He didn't stir for the whole 3 hours, and really loved it. I really loved the peace and quiet. Win-win.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Mr Graeme W Robson
    6/04/16
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    "The Parent Agency"

    A great audible. I really enjoyed reading it!! I recommend it to everyone who likes funny stories!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Miss S Ashton
    21/02/15
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    "It was an amazing book"

    I loved the Narrator and I especially loved the story. My favourite bit was when Barry was with the rich parents.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • J E Sidaway
    21/03/17
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    "Incredible"

    I like the book a lot and it is funny emotional and clever at the same time things I would never have experienced in my life at the same time. I have listened to slot of books and this book is peaking in at number three after James and the giant peach and Awful Auntie all three pull me in as soon As the first paragraph what would we do without marvellous authors like David Baddiel.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Zoe
    7/01/17
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    "Love itโค๏ธ๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’œ"

    It's a great book and really appealing!
    I would recommend this book for 8/12 year olds although the downside is that it contained one swear word:(
    Oh well still a great book๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ“š

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Kendra Clarke
    11/12/16
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    "Very good"

    I loved the voices I listened to it with my kid and she slept really well

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • karen edmonds
    19/11/16
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    "So creative and dramatic"

    It was so exciting references and jokes every where and I liked the story of a coma

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Megan
    16/11/16
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    "Just WOW๐Ÿ˜€"

    This book was probably the best thing ever! I love the story and could listen to it again and again,I recommend it to young ages(5+)to older ages(14)
    In short you should get it!!!!!!!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Mrs. Ik Chatterton
    13/10/16
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    This book was very enjoyable and the plan structure was amazing I highly recommend this book! Give it 5 stars!๐Ÿ’ซ๐ŸŒŸ

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    4/08/16
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    "mixed emotions"

    I liked it but for some reason I found the end sad. I think it is funny when they say the names of the children and then they say Dave.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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