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The Cool Boffin
 
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Pete Johnson
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The Cool Boffin

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Richard is a boffin, a swot; he wears the clothes his mum picks for him and has a boring haircut. He seizes the chance to change when, for a brief time, the school think he has been killed.

He's taken up by Steve, one of the cool in-crowd and suddenly he's Ricky, cool, sharp and a bit of a lad. Then in a wild party at his house, a fire develops and Richard has to face the c...more
Published (first published January 18th 1988)
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Jay Urquhart-pettifer
i first read this book when i was 9 or 10 i've since read it so many times my copy is falling apart its a confidence booster for those who feel they dont fit in and a good lesson to appreciate the person you really are, i love it mr johnson you wrote a fab book x
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