The Giggler Treatment by Roddy Doyle

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A talking dog, the Mack children, and the small elf-like Gigglers themselves must try to stop the prank that the Gigglers have mistakenly set in motion to punish Mr. Mack for being mean to his children.
 

About Roddy Doyle

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Roddy Doyle won the Booker Prize in 1993 for his adult novel, Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha. Once a Geography and English teacher in North Dublin, Roddy Doyle has written four novels for children.
 
Published September 1, 2000 by Arthur A. Levine Books. 112 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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At the last moment, though, when the boys explain away their father’s behavior, the whole Mack clan, the Gigglers, and Rover, the dog who anted up, give wild chase to the station, via Egypt and Paris, to prevent the disaster from happening.

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Mister Mack is about to step in "dog poo" at the outset of this "robustly silly romp served up with a generous helping of Irish cheek," said PW.

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In his first story for children, Booker Prize winner Doyle (Paddy Clarke, Ha Ha Ha) pens a robustly silly romp served up with a generous helping of Irish cheek. At the outset of the tale, Mister Mack,

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