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The incredible luck of Alfie Pluck

Author: Jamie Rix
Publisher: London : Orion Children's, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alfie Pluck lives with his two awful aunts who use him as their household drudge. One day Alfie's luck changes when he cooks and eats a chicken containing the "luck gene", however now that the gene is inside him, Alfie has to go on the run to escape everyone who wants it. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jamie Rix
ISBN: 9781444001013 1444001019
OCLC Number: 489634793
Awards: Shortlisted for Roald Dahl Funny Prize: The Funniest Book for Children Aged Seven to Fourteen 2010.
Description: 215 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Jamie Rix.
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Alfie Pluck discovers the REAL meaning of 'luck' in this laugh-out-loud stand-alone novel from Jamie Rix.  Read more...

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Rix's book about a boy who eats a lucky chicken is one of the funniest adventures I've read for some time. It's a tale that has elements of the picaresque and the shaggy dog, and its crazy twists Read more...

 
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