Cosmic

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It's one giant leap for all boy-kind in Frank Cottrell Boyce's out-of-this-world story: Cosmic.

Liam is too big for his boots. And his football strip. And his school blazer. But being super-sized height-wise has its advantages: he's the only eleven-year-old to ever ride the G-force-defying Cosmic rollercoaster - or to be offered the chance to drive a Porsche. Long-legged Liam makes a giant leap for boy-kind by competing with a group of adults for the chance to go into space. Is Liam the best boy for the job? Sometimes being big isn't all about being a grown-up.

This edition of Cosmic includes bonus material and discussion questions from Frank Cottrell Boyce, and illustrations by Steven Lenton.

Funny, engaging and in the end rather moving.
Guardian
A writer of comic genius - he has something of Roald Dahl's magic, but more heart.
Sunday Telegraph
An exciting, funny story that you don't want to put down.
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About Frank Cottrell Boyce

Frank Cottrell Boyce is a successful British screenwriter whose film credits include Welcome to Sarajevo, Hilary and Jackie and 24 Hour Party People. Millions, his debut chidlren's novel, won the 2004 Carnegie Medal and was shortlisted for the Guardian Children’s Fiction Award. His second novel, Framed, was shortlisted for the 2005 Whitbread Children's Fiction Award and has also been shortlisted for the 2005 Carnegie Medal. His third novel, Cosmic, was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize and the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. Now Frank has jumped into the driving seat, writing a sensational sequel to the much-loved Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

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Books by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth
The Astounding Broccoli Boy
The Astounding Broccoli Boy
Framed
Framed
Millions
Millions
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again