The Legend of the Worst Boy in the World

Author(s): Eoin Colfer

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Will is desperate to win the Giant Jelly Baby competition and be named 'the best boy in the world'. But his big brother Marty always beats him to it. Then one day Will's wish comes true - he's the best boy in the world at last! Marty is not happy, and decides that something must be done... Funny, quirky fiction with brilliant black-and-white illustrations by Tony Ross throughout. Boys and girls aged 7+ will love this!


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Shortlisted for Dublin Airport Authority Irish Children's Book of the Year Award: Junior 2008.

Praise for The Legend of Spud Murphy and The Legend of Captain Crow's Teeth: 'The funniest book of the year. A mini-masterpiece' - Daily Mail 'Plenty of full-on belly laughs' - Sunday Times 'Cracking' - Disney's Big Time

Eoin Colfer, the second of five brothers, was born and raised in Wexford, in the south-east of Ireland. Artemis Fowl, his first book featuring the brilliant young anti-hero, was an immediate international bestseller and won the WHSmith 'People's Choice' Children's Book of the Year and the Children's Book of the Year at the British Book Awards. This is Eoin's third book for younger readers.

General Fields

  • : 9780141318936
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Puffin Books
  • : September 2011
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 6mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : January 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Eoin Colfer
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 823.92
  • : 96
  • : Illustrations