The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh

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  • Billy Plimpton is an eleven-year-old boy with a big dream. He wants to be a stand-up comedian when he grows up: delivering pinpoint punch-lines and having audiences hang on his every hilarious word.

    A tough career for anyone, but surely impossible for Billy, who has a stammer. How will he find his voice, if his voice won’t let him speak?

    The idea for this story came from Helen Rutter’s son, who has a stammer: she wanted to write the book that he would love to read.

    The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh

The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh

Our Denner's Rate This Book: 5 out of 5
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Length: 360 pages
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ISBN: 978-0702300851

I really enjoyed reading this book because when I read it I realised that everyone is unique and are brilliant in many different ways. Billy Plimpton has a stammer and LOVES to tell jokes but when a bully makes fun of him Billy sets aside his jokes and focuses on becoming a drummer and playing in a band. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who likes humour and music. (I particualy liked the fact that every single chapter started with a joke!)

This book made me feel Happy, Excited, Curious, Intrigued, Amused, Moved

LizzieHamsLizzieHams ( age 11 )

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