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The Accidental Prime Minister by Tom McLaughlin
Oxford ISBN 9780192737748

When Joe's mum announces they are closing the park Joe realises it means her job is finished. But when he tells his mum he'll think of something she doesn't realise where it will all lead. Joe accidentally becomes Prime Minister. He doesn't know how he is going to run the country - all he knows is he wants laughter instead of grumpiness and a rollercoaster in Downing Street. All goes well until his nasty deputy plots his downfall. How will Joe deal with this? And will he be able to get the Queen on his side? This is a hilarious tale that is action-packed from start to finish. It will entertain and delight young - and not so young - readers.

 
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The Fugitive by John Grisham
Hodder ISBN 9781444763393

Theo is on a school trip to Washington DC with his class mates, seeing the sights and learning about the capital city of the US. When he catches sight of the most wanted man in the history of his home town he doesn't realise how deep he could be drawn into the manhunt with the FBI and the subsequent court case. Will Theo find himself in more danger than ever before and will the fugitive be brought to justice? Here is another exciting and fascinating story featuring the young would-be lawyer, Theodore Boone. This fast-moving legal drama is a brilliant read. Look out for the other books in this fantastic series.

 
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