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Something I Said

Something I Said

by Ben Bailey Smith
Paperback
Publication Date: 02/07/2021
  $16.25

From comedian, actor, rapper and screenwriter Ben Bailey Smith comes the biggest middle grade debut of the year - a blazingly funny, big-hearted story about family, friendship and how far one boy will go to get a laugh.

For thirteen-year-old Carmichael Taylor, life is one big joke - in a good way. He just can't understand why no one else seems to find everything as funny as he does.

When Car accidentally delivers a piece of hilarious stand-up at the school talent show, targeting his family and his school, it goes viral. As fame and fortune beckon, it's up to Car to decide what or who he's willing to risk in pursuit of his comedy dream.

A heart-warming and hilarious look at family, friendship and what really matters - perfect for fans of David Baddiel and Frank Cottrell-Boyce.

ISBN:
9781526628688
9781526628688
Category:
Humorous stories (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
02-07-2021
Language:
English
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
368
Dimensions (mm):
198x129mm
Weight:
0.3kg

"Carmichael is a brilliantly relatable lead on a very funny and often poignant journey of self-discovery"
The Bookseller

"Fantastically, gloriously funny. I loved this book; it gave me such joy at every single page"
Katherine Rundell, author of The Explorer

"A hilarious and original story. Carmichael Taylor is the stuff of legends - he's my new favourite character"
Katya Balen, author of The Space We're In

"In this charmingly vivid portrayal of family and the ups and downs of school life, Ben has included all the star ingredients for a funny, touching read which will really resonate with teens. With 13 year old Car in class you're def never getting bored – I thoroughly recommend it!"
Jasbinder Bilan, author of Asha and the Spirit Bird

"An original concept, spot-on observations of family life and friendships, and snappy dialogue give this book a fresh feel. Best of all, it's very, very funny!"
Lesley Parr, author of The Valley of Lost Secrets

Ben Bailey Smith

Ben Bailey Smith, aka Doc Brown, is a British actor, rapper, comedian and screenwriter,and creator of the BAFTA-nominated CBBC comedy 4 O’Clock Club.

As an actor, Smith has played roles in the acclaimed BBC series Rev and Miranda, as well as Channel 4’s The Inbetweeners.

He currently plays DS Joe Hawkins in Law & Order UK.

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