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Cookie!…and the Most Annoying Boy in the World is the first book in a brand new laugh-out-loud series written and illustrated by Konnie Huq

Cookie!…and the Most Annoying Boy in the World

Cookie’s life is basically over. Her best friend in the whole world is moving to Solihull because one of her dads has a new job there. Solihull?! Where even is that?!

Cookie begs her parents for a pet to fill the void but they have given her an absolute NO. It would be way too expensive and way way too messy.

But Cookie has never been a fan of the word ‘no’ so she visits the pet shop anyway and sets her heart on the sweetest cutest kitteniest kitten ever: Bluey.

But then…DISASTER! The most ANNOYING boy she’s ever met in her entire nine years goes into the pet shop, buys Bluey and renames her Nigel! And then he joins her year at school! And if that wasn’t bad enough, he moves in next door to her. AAAAGGGGHHHHH!

But it’s not all bad…

Cookie gets the chance to go on her favourite TV show, Brainbusters. It’s only a chance though – she’ll have to win the school science competition first. It shouldn’t be too hard… all she has to do is keep her head down, and not get too over-excited.

Unfortunately that’s not Cookie’s strong point…

As well as being a writer, Konnie is also a TV presenter – you’ll probably recognise her from CBBC and Blue Peter!

Cookie! was inspired by Konnie’s own love of science and her funny adventures:

"I liked science and maths but liked drama too, and, boy…does Cookie like a bit of drama!!?!

My parents wanted me to be a doctor but I had other plans…I would often find myself in situations, wondering how on Earth did this happen?

Getting no answers right on a TV quiz show, falling off a zip wire on the Royal Marines training course, pretending my cardigan was a cat – these are all things that happened to me and now they happen to Cookie too."

Cookie! is all about growing up, friendship and staying true to yourself – and it’s absolutely hilarious!

We think you’re going to LOVE it, and loads of our favourite writers do too:

You can find Cookie! at your local library or in shops from 8 August

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