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Publisher's Summary

From the million-copy bestselling author of The Parent Agency and Birthday Boy comes a wildly entertaining wish-fulfilment adventure that asks the question: what would happen if the strictest head teacher swapped bodies with the naughtiest kid in school? 

Strictest head ÷ naughtiest boy = chaos.

Bracket Wood is about to be visited by the school inspectors. But there’s one big problem: Ryan Ward. 

The maestro of practical jokes, Ryan has played so many tricks that in the end the head teacher just walks out. And then the new head teacher, Mr Carter, arrives. A man so strict even the teachers are scared of him. So imagine his surprise – and Ryan’s – when they swap bodies. 

Now Ryan is head teacher – and his mortal enemy is one of his pupils. It’s every naughty kid’s dream! 

But soon Bracket Wood School is in a total mess – and only its worst ever pupil can fix it....

©2018 David Baddiel (P)2018 HarperCollins Publishers

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"A real page turner...a compelling story with relateable characters and meaningful life lessons." (Huffington Post)

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  • Liz
  • 02-04-2019

Amazing

It was a funny book and it helped me get to sleep I loved it👻

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-06-2020

loved it!

This is a really funny & heartwarming. If you like David Baddiel, you'll love this story!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 26-05-2020

The names head kid

It's replay great myself love it better than my fish what a good book was amzining surep

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  • Ginger Ninja
  • 25-08-2019

Great listening

David biddel catches people's attention and drags you into the story. I may be a adult but I enjoyed listening to this book with the youngens. Really good spin of the movie 'freaky frisay', really interesting and highly recommended this audio book for kids... Easy and enjoyable listening

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  • Alessia
  • 11-11-2020

So cool🤩🥳

So interesting 😎 fire RAYON WORD ROYON WORD🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳🥳soooooooooooooooooo cool🥳🥳hi hi hi hi hi😍ello

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  • AT
  • 09-05-2020

Great book !

It's a great book with good performance. Would recommend it for 8+ A lot of great jokes

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  • Ajantha
  • 21-03-2020

This book

I love the references and the story🧐,yay yay yay yay yay yay yay yay yay

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  • Esther Bryars
  • 07-01-2020

Funny

Very funny and has a dear voice to understand has lots of heart warming moments.

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  • Kate Henderson
  • 30-12-2019

Best story ever!

Head kid is such a grate book it is about the head swops body with a student and some really amazing things happen .I rate this book to everyone.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 17-12-2019

Made me feel as excited as Ryan becoming Head T!

Made me feel as excited as Ryan discovering he had become Head Teacher! Loved it

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