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Will Buster and the Gelmet Helmet (Will Buster)

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One Monday, Will Buster is sitting through another dull history lesson about the Wizard Wars of the 21st century, when he discovers that he has been selected for the opportunity of a lifetime. Or that's what his parents seem to think.

A high-speed HoverPod whisks Will away to Professor Alphonse Gelmet's Academy of Leadership Excellence. Here, special helmets effortlessly de
Paperback, 288 pages
Published 2004 by Viking
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Dec 12, 2010 Tina added it
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I have a confession to make: I have shamelessly read this book more than three times (which is saying something, because I only mean to flick through the pages, but I end up reading the whole book in one go), through several years too. And the reason behind this is because Will Buster is so fantasmagorically amazing!

For lovers of sci-fi, and new converts (from the Hunger Games), Will Buster is a piece of children's fiction set in the far-off future, where the 21st Century ha
Maddy custard
Wow, this book is amazingly unknown, which is ridiculous. More young people should read this! It's great. I love books set in the future, seeing what it'll be like. (I also like books where people from the past go into the present, but that's beside the point)

I'm thinking of naming my next dog Bennet.. But anyway, this is a great series. I think I've only read them each twice, but I'll probably get them out sometime in the future. I can't really remember much, as you can probably tell, but I rem
Dec 19, 2007 spy rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: everyone who wants a mixture of futuristic fun with a bit of mystery but not a childish book at all.
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An excellent start to the trilogy. I enjoyed the mixture of futuristic fun with a bit of mystery.

Excellent book.
This was my favourite book as a kid, I think it was the first book I read more than once! Loved it!!!
Brilliant! An awsomely subtle parody blended with astonishing originality.
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