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Benny and Omar

by Eoin Colfer

Benny and Omar Synopsis

The hilarious debut novel from one of the world's favourite children's authors. Benny Shaw, a young sporting fanatic, is forced to leave his beloved Wexford, home of all his heroes, and move with his family to Tunisia! How will he survive in a place like this? Then he teams up with Omar, and a madcap friendship between the two boys leads to trouble, crazy escapades, a unique way of communicating, and heartbreaking challenges.

Benny and Omar Press Reviews

'Eoin Colfer has a very cool line in storytelling.' -- RTE Guide * RTE Guide * Listed in the 'Top ten essential books for every family' -- Sunday Business Post 'Colfer smoothly layers adventure, moments of poignancy and subtle social commentary and his comic timing is pitch-perfect' -- Publishers Weekly * Publishers Weekly * 'I thought this book was brilliant. It is definitely a 'One to read' ... I would give this book 9 out of 10. If you want to improve your vocabulary read this book. It is one of the best books I've ever read.' -- Sixth-class reviewer - Wicklow People 'Hilarious -- there is hardly a page which will not have a reader laughing aloud' -- The Irish Times * The Irish Times * a great friendship story -- Mad About Books the debut novel from the author of the much-loved Artemis Fowl ... hilarious ... a fascinating story about life in a totally different culture, full of fun and mayhem * Parents in Touch *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781788490825
Publication date: 6th May 2019
Author: Eoin Colfer
Publisher: O'Brien Press Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 240 pages
Categories: General fiction (Children's / Teenage),

About Eoin Colfer

EOIN COLFER is the one of the world's favourite children's authors, and has written the international bestselling Artemis Fowl books. A former schoolteacher, Eoin lives in Wexford with his wife Jackie and sons Finn and Sean. He has worked in Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Italy, as well as in Ireland. Eoin is very involved in theatre and has written several plays, which have been staged in various parts of Ireland. His first novel, Benny and Omar, was published by The O'Brien Press in October 1998 and was an immediate bestseller. It was applauded by critics because of its comic genius. International ...

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