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Roll Over Roly by Anne Fine
  

Roll Over Roly

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Roll Over Roly by Anne Fine

When Rupert's parents go to Great Uncle Perry's funeral, Rupert spends the day with his Great Aunt Ada, along with his unruly puppy, Roly. Great Aunt Ada is determined to teach Rupert some manners. Rupert thinks the day is going to be awful until hemeets Gordon, a very rude parrot. Gorden is even worse than Great Aunt Ada, and he bosses Rupert and Roly so much that they tidy the whole house. They are relieved to get back home, but they do remember their manners!

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Rupert and his puppy Roly go to Great Aunt Ada's, while his parents go to a funeral. At first, she seems rather stern; she disapproves of his untrained puppy, and Rupert has to watch his manners. When she insists that he has a rest after lunch, the naughty puppy is shut in a room with Gordon the parrot, whose stream of strange phrases has a surprising effect on him. The tongue-in-cheek humour will appeal to this age group. (7-9 yrs) (Kirkus UK)


About the Author

Anne Fine

Fly in the Ointment is Anne Fine's seventh novel. Her first was the critically acclaimed The Killjoy, which was runner up for the David Higham Prize for Fiction. Taking the Devil's Advice and Telling Liddy have both been adapted for radio. The Observer referred to her novel In Cold Domain as ‘a glorious tirade against the grind of motherhood’ and the Evening Standard described All Bones and Lies as ‘splendid, clever, cruel and funny ’. Anne Fine’s work has been translated into over thirty languages. She has two grown up daughters and lives in County Durham.

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Book Info

Publication date

24th June 1999

Author

Anne Fine

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Author's Website

www.annefine.co.uk/

Publisher

Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
64 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Categories

General fiction (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9780141303185

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