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How I Became a Dog Called Midnight

The brand new magical adventure from the bestselling author of The Day I Fell Into a Fairytale

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About The Book

'Wonderful, funny, magical' Chris Evans

‘A sheer delight for all kids both big AND small’ Ruth Jones on The Night I Met Father Christmas
 
'Bubbles with warmth and mischievous humour . . . irresistible'
Alexander Armstrong on The Night I Met Father Christmas

A boy, a dog, and a magical body-swap adventure! Enter a world of wonder in this classic adventure from top-ten bestselling children's author, Ben Miller. 

George has always wondered what it's like to be a dog.  One night, a magical mix-up with an enchanted fountain means he swaps places with Midnight, a huge and loveable hound!  Becoming a dog is an amazing adventure, until George uncovers a plan that could threaten Midnight's home.  Can the two friends save the day before the clock strikes twelve and leaves them stuck in each other's bodies forever?

A magical race-against-time for a boy and his dog best friend – discover the funny and heartwarming classic storytelling from bestselling author and beloved actor, Ben Miller.

Praise for Ben Miller:
'A magical adventure' Sunday Express on The Day I Fell Into a Fairytale
'Great for reading aloud' The Week Junior on The Day I Fell Into a Fairytale
'A fire-side gem of a story' Abi Elphinstone on The Night I Met Father Christmas
'Fabulous' Sunday Express on The Boy Who Made the World Disappear
'Enchanting, funny and intriguing in equal measure' Philip Ardagh on The Night I Met Father Christmas
'Each of [Ben’s] five books is joyous and thoughtful' Red Magazine
 

About The Author

Ben Miller is the bestselling author of magical stories for all the family: The Night I Met Father Christmas, The Boy Who Made the World Disappear, The Day I Fell Into a Fairytale, How I Became a Dog Called Midnight and Diary of a Christmas Elf. His next children's book will be released in September 2022. He is an actor, director and comedian, best-known for the Armstrong and Miller sketch show, the Johnny English and Paddington films, BBC's Death in Paradise and recent Netflix smash, Bridgerton.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (September 30, 2021)
  • Length: 368 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471192470
  • Ages: 7 - 99

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Raves and Reviews

‘A sheer delight for all kids both big AND small’ 

– Ruth Jones on The Night I Met Father Christmas

'Bubbles with warmth and mischievous humour . . . irresistible' 

– Alexander Armstrong on The Night I Met Father Christmas

'Wonderful, funny, magical'

– Chris Evans on How I Became a Dog Called Midnight

‘A magical adventure’

– Sunday Express on The Day I Fell into a Fairytale

‘Great for reading aloud’ 

– Week Junior on The Day I Fell into a Fairytale

'Each of [Ben’s] five books is joyous and thoughtful'

– Red Magazine

'Fabulous'

– Sunday Express on The Boy Who Made the World Disappear

‘A fire-side gem of a story’

– Abi Elphinstone on The Night I Met Father Christmas

'Enchanting, funny and intriguing in equal measure'

– Philip Ardagh on The Night I Met Father Christmas

‘Clever and amusing’

– Sunday Times on The Night I Met Father Christmas

‘A delightful tale for kids both small and big'

– My Weekly on The Night I Met Father Christmas

'Utterly festive and charming' 

– BookTrust on The Night I Met Father Christmas

‘A beautifully illustrated take on the classic tale by comedian Ben Miller’

– Best Magazine on The Night I Met Father Christmas

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