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The record-breaking, bestselling Spud arrives in paperback

JOHN ?SPUD? MILTON takes his first hilarious steps toward manhood in this delicious, laugh-out-loud boarding school romp, full of midnight swims, raging hormones, and catastrophic holidays that will leave the entire family in hysterics and thirsty for more!

Synopsis:

Its 1990. Apartheid is crumbling. Nelson Mandela has just been released from prison. And Spud Miltonthirteen-year-old, prepubescent choirboy extraordinaireis about to start his first year at an elite boys-only boarding school in South Africa. Cursed with embarrassingly dysfunctional parents, a senile granny named Wombat, and a wild obsession for Julia Roberts, Spud has his hands full trying to adapt to his new home.

Armed with only his wits and his diary, Spud takes readers of all ages on a rowdy boarding school romp full of illegal midnight swims, raging hormones, and catastrophic holidays that will leave the entire family in total hysterics and thirsty for more.

Winner of South Africas Booksellers Choice Award 2006

Synopsis:

Thirteen-year-old Spud Milton, who's about to start his first year at an elite boarding school in 1990. Armed with only his wits and his diary, Spud takes readers on a rowdy romp full of illegal midnight swims, raging hormones, and catastrophic holidays.

About the Author

"A deeply funny chronicle of male adolescence." -Entertainment Weekly"An INSTANT LAUGH...Meet Spud, and expect the unexpected." -Redbook

Product Details

ISBN:
9781595141873
Author:
Van De Ruit, John
Publisher:
Razorbill
Author:
Ruit, John Van De
Subject:
People & Places - Africa
Subject:
School & Education
Subject:
Boys / Men
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Social Issues - Adolescence
Subject:
Children s humor
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20080931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.24x5.48x.90 in. .75 lbs.
Age Level:
12-17

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"Synopsis" by , Its 1990. Apartheid is crumbling. Nelson Mandela has just been released from prison. And Spud Miltonthirteen-year-old, prepubescent choirboy extraordinaireis about to start his first year at an elite boys-only boarding school in South Africa. Cursed with embarrassingly dysfunctional parents, a senile granny named Wombat, and a wild obsession for Julia Roberts, Spud has his hands full trying to adapt to his new home.

Armed with only his wits and his diary, Spud takes readers of all ages on a rowdy boarding school romp full of illegal midnight swims, raging hormones, and catastrophic holidays that will leave the entire family in total hysterics and thirsty for more.

Winner of South Africas Booksellers Choice Award 2006

"Synopsis" by , Thirteen-year-old Spud Milton, who's about to start his first year at an elite boarding school in 1990. Armed with only his wits and his diary, Spud takes readers on a rowdy romp full of illegal midnight swims, raging hormones, and catastrophic holidays.
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