The Humiliations of Welton Blake

Author(s): Alex Wheatle

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Hilarity follows disaster in this sharp-witted tale of the trials of pre-teen life, from award-winning and critically acclaimed 'Crongton' author Alex Wheatle.

Welton Blake has done it - he's asked out Carmella McKenzie, the best looking girl in school and she's only gone and said yes! But just as he thinks his luck, and life, is starting to change, Welton's phone breaks kickstarting a series of unfortunate, humiliating, and sometimes disgusting events. Life for Welton is about to go very, very wrong …


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For younger teens, or pre-teens, Wheatle’s third book for easy-reading publisher Barrington Stoke features Welton, the 12-year-old hero, as he somehow manages to score a date with gorgeous Carmella McKenzie. Everything goes downhill from there, as Welton pukes over a classmate, discovers his mum’s superannuated boyfriend is moving in, and manages to catch the eye of the scariest girl in school … Wheatle’s characteristic lively language, impassioned Star Wars references and colourful invented insults make for a brief but riotously relatable slapstick romp, ideal for reluctant readers.


General Fields

  • : 9781781129494
  • : Barrington Stoke, Limited
  • : Barrington Stoke Ltd
  • : 0.01
  • : March 2021
  • : {"length"=>["19.8"], "width"=>["13"], "units"=>["Centimeters"]}
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Alex Wheatle
  • : 144
  • : 823.92
  • : English
  • : Paperback