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The Rollercoaster Boy Lisa Thompson

The Rollercoaster Boy By Lisa Thompson

The Rollercoaster Boy by Lisa Thompson


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Summary

One day, in the middle of the summer holidays and in the middle of a manic episode, Todd and Laurie's dad takes them to stay in the hotel he spent most of his childhood holidays in. The hotel is a rundown dump and the disappointment means Dad takes to his bed. Todd and Laurie have the run of the place and they soon start to uncover a few secrets...

The Rollercoaster Boy Summary

The Rollercoaster Boy by Lisa Thompson

THE SUNDAY TIMES' CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE WEEK 'A warm-hearted, involving story about a mystery explored by a group of unlikely friends in a run-down seaside hotel . The feelgood ending is about kindness and seeking help when you need it' Nicolette Jones Todd and Laurie's dad is either on top of the world, taking them on fun adventures, or down in the depths and sleeping all the time. In the middle of the night, he bundles them into the car and drives them to the Paradise Hotel. He paints a picture of a luxurious mansion by the sea, but the reality is a rundown dump and the disappointment means Dad takes to his bed. Todd and Laurie have the run of the place, and meet Scout, the daughter of the owner, who tells them about the night many years ago when a famous novelist vanished from her room on the top floor, which was locked from the inside... with clues to crack, a mystery to solve, and Dad to worry about, this holiday is full of twists and turns. A sensitive, empathetic portrayal of having a parent with bipolar Funny, moving and brilliantly plotted - a true page-turner The Grand Budapest Hotel meets Paddington 2!

Additional information

GOR011991789
9780702301599
0702301590
The Rollercoaster Boy by Lisa Thompson
Used - Like New
Paperback
Scholastic
2022-01-06
352
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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