My Parents are Out of Control (Louis #2)

Author(s): Pete Johnson

Children Fiction

Louis doesn't think much of it when his mum and dad ask him for tips on how to be cool. In fact, he thinks it's pretty funny watching them bump fists and use words like 'safe', 'sick' and 'wicked'. Until Dad turns up outside Louis' new school dressed like a rapper, that is...Suddenly they're trying to friend Louis and all his classmates on Facebook, and wearing baseball caps backwards - in public. Louis and his best friend Maddy are horrified. Mum and Dad have taken things too far ...and immediate action is needed!


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The brilliantly funny sequel to HOW TO TRAIN YOUR PARENTS.

Short-listed for Enfield Children's Book Award 2015 (UK).

"Louis the Laugh, who readers may have met before in How To Train Your Parents, flunks exams and wants to be a comedian. In My Parents Are Out Of Control, his mother and father, who are pushy at heart, decide they need to be cooler. It all escalates horribly, via slapstick and farce, until sense prevails" -- Nicolette Jones * Sunday Times * "Glowing with Pete Johnson's trademark warmth and good humour, this is a not to be missed novel with wickedly sharp, perfectly timed writing" * Droplets of Ink * "Very funny . . . Reminded me very much of The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole" * Madhouse Family Reviews *

PETE JOHNSON began work as a film critic for Radio One, then became a teacher. His experiences in the classroom inspired him to write his first book for children, and he still keeps contact with a panel of young readers to gain their viewpoint as he writes. He is the author of over forty books, including the bestselling How To Train Your Parents. Pete's books have won various awards, including the Young Telegraph Award and the Brilliant Book Award, and have been translated into twenty-three languages. He lives in St Albans.

General Fields

  • : 9780440870135
  • : Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • : Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books)
  • : June 2013
  • : 194mm X 130mm X 17mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : July 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Pete Johnson
  • : Paperback
  • : 823.914
  • : 256
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