Cosmic

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3.91 based on 3415 ratings & 549 reviews on Goodreads.com
Macmillan Children's Books

Publication date: 03.07.2009
ISBN: 9780330509329
Number of pages: 0

Synopsis

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.

In the media

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.
First News