The Donut Diaries: Escape from Camp Fatso

The Donut Diaries: Escape from Camp Fatso : Book Three

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Dermot Milligan loves donuts. His nickname at school is Donut. But he knows he needs to lose some weight, so now he's made a promise to stop eating them. And to make sure he keeps that promise, his mum is sending him to the dreaded Camp Fatso during the summer holidays. When he arrives, Dermot realises the camp is even more horrible than he had imagined. Fed on a diet of gruel and carrots under the strict control of evil Boss Skinner and his paintball-gun-yielding guards, Dermot and his friends are desperate to escape. So together, they hatch a cunning plan . . .show more

Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 22mm | 244g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • B+W integrated throughout
  • 0552564400
  • 9780552564403
  • 389,739

Review quote

"Like a donut, this book is somehow sweet and disgusting at the same time. Oh, and it's very funny too!" * Andy Stanton, author of MR GUM *show more

About Dermot Milligan

Dermot Milligan is eleven, obese and has just started at Big School. He's a big fan of The Lord of the Rings, and he hates his evil sisters, Ruby and Ella (Rubella). His all-time favourite donut is the classic ring, but he's also very keen on more

Back cover copy

I'm Dermot Milligan, also known to friends and foes alike as Donut. It's finally happened. I'm being sent to the most evil place in the world: CAMP FATSO. And it's worse than I imagined. I sleep in a hut with five other PRISONERS. We're fed on a diet of GRUEL and CARROTS. We're controlled by the terrifying BOSS SKINNER and his guards. And there are no DONUTS anywhere. But Camp Fatso is hiding a secret - and I'm going to find out what it is. And with the help of my gang, and some old friends, I'm going to ESCAPE . . . 'Like a donut, this book is somehow sweet and disgusting. Oh, and it's funny, too!' Andy Stanton, author of Mr Gumshow more

Review Text

"Like a donut, this book is somehow sweet and disgusting at the same time. Oh, and it's very funny too!"show more

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