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First in the super-funny classic series The Bagthorpe Saga, starring the totally unforgettable Bagthorpe family - from best-loved author Helen Cresswell.

Jack's fed up of living in the shadow of his brilliant siblings. He and his trusty dog Zero are completely ordinary while the rest of them are annoyingly gifted. So when Uncle Parker comes up with a plan to make Jack stand out, he's more than a little excited.

Can he really get away with claiming to predict the future? And will the hare-brained scheme help Jack shine, or get him noticed for all the wrong reasons?

©1977 Helen Cresswell (P)2017 HarperCollins Publishers

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A laugh out loud audio book

I read these books as a child, and the audio books don't disappoint, they left me laughing out loud, they may be a bit dated for today's children, but I'm sure the humour would still appeal to some.

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Cresswell is so underrated.

Just as I remember, excellently read and Helen Cresswell like Diana Wynne Jones is so very overlooked and underrated.