The Donut Diaries: Revenge is Sweet
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The Donut Diaries: Revenge is Sweet : Book Two

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Dermot Milligan's got problems. He's overweight, and hooked on donuts. His mother has booked him in to see Dr Morlock, a nutritionist who looks like a Dementor. The diary is Dr Morlock's idea. Not only does Dermot have to write down how many donuts he eats, but also - and this is the really rubbish part - HIS FEELINGS! This is Dermot's second hilarious adventure, featuring his battles against the bullies, and hardest of all, his beloved donuts. After one term at St Michaels, Dermot thinks things can't sink any lower. All his classmates call him Donut, his insane PE teacher Mr Fricker despises him, the evil Floppy-Haired kid is out to get him... and now someone seems to be, er, going to the toilet in inappropriate places around the school. The Head calls in the services of internationally famous poo expert Dr Morlock to help track down the culprit - and somehow the finger of suspicion is pointed at Dermot. Can he turn detective and find out who's behind the poo - before his reputation is ruined forever?show more

Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 18mm | 202g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • B+W t/o
  • 0552564397
  • 9780552564397
  • 252,727

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"A cheeky and funny delight . . . The author's irreverence will appeal to young and old readers" -- Martin Chiltern * Daily Telegraph * "Madcap and lavatorial" -- Kitty Empire * Observer * "Plenty of laughs and a plot involving poo so it's bound to be a hit" -- Sarah Kingsford * Sunday Express * "Jolly and engaging and humorous" * The Bookbag * "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 GUMshow more

About Anthony McGowan

Dermot Milligan is eleven, obese and about to start 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 jam.show more

Review Text

"Plenty of laughs and a plot involving poo so it’s bound to be a hit"show more

Back cover copy

My name is Dermot Milligan - otherwise known as Donut. My second term at BIG SCHOOL has just begun. I thought things couldn't get worse. I was so, so wrong. My INSANE PE teacher, Mr Fricker, despises me. My nemesis, the EVIL Floppy-Haired Kid, has sworn to get his revenge. My sisters have new boyfriends who are quite possibly even more STUPID than they are. And I just can't kick the DONUTS, no matter how hard I try. And to top it all off, I've been accused of a TOTALLY GROSS crime. I've got to prove I'm innocent, before it's too late . . . Donut count OOOOOshow more

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