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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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  • Bev
  • 04-15-17

This book had my bed shaking with laughter

I remember these books from childhood, the antics of the Bagthorpes had me convulsed in fits of laughter.