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The Parent Agency Audiobook

The Parent Agency

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Publisher's Summary

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
  • 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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    "๐Ÿ˜€"

    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
  • anna fawkes
    3/08/16
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    "Mysterous and funny๐Ÿ‘ป"

    So this book is full of mystery and funniness and awesomeness and a great book for any mystery funny loving people ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘ง๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘ฑ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿ‘ด๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘ต๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘ฒ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘ณ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘ฎ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘ท๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’‚๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ•ต๐Ÿป๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿ‘ผ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘ธ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘ฐ๐Ÿป
    All all ,

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Mrs. C. Greig
    Lincs UK
    28/07/16
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    "Great fun"

    Really great story to help children appreciate the parents that they have rather than their imaginary ones.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • V G
    UK
    11/07/16
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    "- Had my children age enthralled for all 4 x hours"
    If you could sum up The Parent Agency in three words, what would they be?

    Engaging, interested, fun


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Barry, good natured normal child.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes


    Any additional comments?

    - Listened to this book on a long car journey from London to Italy.
    My 7 and 9 year old were engrossed for the full 4 hours in one sitting and it amused my husband and I too.
    David Baddiel made a great narrator.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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