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Stanley Stickle Hates Homework [Kindle Edition]

Trevor Forest
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Stanley Stickle hates homework and he'll do almost anything to get out of it.

In this, the first short book in the series, Stanley gets a shock when he discovers that every pupil in the school is to be given EXTRA homework in preparation for the BIG TEST. Stanley is appalled at this assault on his human rights and will do just about anything to avoid the extra work. Stanley thinks up a cunning plan, a master plan, the best plan that anyone ever planned...ever. Only it doesn't quite work, so it's on to Plan B... then Plan C...


Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 346 KB
  • Print Length: 28 pages
  • Publisher: Dog Eared Books (17 Dec. 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B006NM2750
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #8,773 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
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More About the Author

Contact Trevor Forest on his website http://www.trevorforest.com

Trevor Forest is from Nottingham in the United Kingdom. Trevor is the author of twelve children's books for the 7-12 age group; all are available at the Kindle store or in paperback from Amazon.

His children's poem, Clicking Gran, was long listed for the Plough prize (children's section) in 2009. (Writing under the name T A Belshaw). Trevor's short stories have appeared in charity anthologies for children including, Shambelurkling and Other Stories and Another Haircut. His Adult novel Tracy's Hot Mail is available in eBook from Crooked Cat Publishing.
Trevor's children's books include. Peggy Larkin's War, Magic Molly and the Mirror Maze, Magic Molly; Gloop,Magic Molly, The Yellow Eye, Magic Molly, The Fire Witch, Magic Molly, Christmas Carole, Abigail Pink's Angel, Stanley Stickle Hates Homework, Stanley Stickle Does NOT Have a Girlfriend, The Wishnotist and Faylinn Frost and the Snow Fairies. His latest book, Magic Molly Halloween Hattie was released in late 2014.


Customer Reviews

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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Read for All 10 Jun. 2012
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Oh how my children related to this book. If Stanley Stickle put as much time into doing his homework as he did avoiding it he would be top of the class! How many of us can relate to the homework battles faced by childrena nd parents alike. My reluctant reader certainly related to this story and enjoyed reading it.

Aimed at children, but enjoyed by adults as well, this book is well written and fast moving, lifelike, funny and definately recommended!
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
By Kathryn Eastman VINE VOICE
Format:Kindle Edition
I loved this! I'm definitely not in the target age range for it but it was nevertheless a really fun, pacy read and what a character Stanley is. You can't help liking him while knowing that things might not work out quite the way he planned. I chuckled at his manoeuvring to try and get ill so he could avoid extra homework and the Big Test and, as with all of Trevor's books, he injects a good dose of humour into the story with an incredibly deft touch. The Kiss scene had me laughing and squirming simultaneously, especially when Stanley had been thinking of the other things he'd rather do than kiss Soppy Sonia or be her boyfriend! This is a terrific, fun read for kids of all ages.
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Fun Read 26 Jan. 2012
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This book is a fun read for children of all ages. I'm not in the target age group but my children are. The book made me laugh and I think it will be of great interest to readers who enjoy Horrid Henry.
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I've been stickled! 22 Dec. 2011
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
What a fun character Stanley is. Are children really this cunning? YES!!!! Whilst probably not in the target age range for this book, I loved it from the first page. Trevor Belshaw has created a character who we all know or have known and will love for years to come. I can't wait to read of more antics from Stanley. The artwork for the story is great too.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Stanley Stickle Review 26 Jun. 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
Stanley Stickle Hates Homework Review
By Caitlin Nedahl aged nearly 10

My Grandmother bought me the book Stanley Stickle Hates Homework by Trevor Forest.
I really enjoyed reading the book which is all about Stanley who will do anything to get out of doing his homework. He even kisses Soppy Sonia who just might have Chicken Pox so he can get out of doing a big test in school. In the end though, Stanley really does get ill with Scarlet Fever and this means that he misses the football that his Dad managed to get tickets for. Stanley suddenly realises that homework is not so bad.
This story made me laugh and I rate it 10 out of 10.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Giggles all the way! 24 Sept. 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
I got this book for my 9 year old son knowing the title alone would grab him! He's not a fast reader and his attention span is that of a small insect but he read this in four days - that's super quick for him - and loved it. He thinks it's a perfect book for his age group and particularly liked all the 'gross bits' - his words not mine! It was great to see his attention held by something other than a computer game so, thank you Mr Forest!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
By Annieye
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
This is the book that set my nine year old grandson firmly on the road to independent reading. I downloaded it for him on my Kindle and he was engrossed. Up until then he always needed to read with an adult to enjoy a story, and much preferred to be read to, rather than read independently. He then read "Stanley Stickle does not have a girlfriend" and within days was dragging his parents into Waterstones for David Walliams' books. Just a few months later he was loving Percy Jackson and now has read all The Heroes of Olympus novels. He says "Stanley Stickle made me laugh and want to read more, so I read the next book and now love reading." In the space of just over a year his progress has been phenomenal. So well done, Trevor, you have a real talent for writing for reluctant readers.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyable read for the child in all of us. 26 Jan. 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
Stanley Stickle is a thoroughly entertaining, laugh out loud, read that most of us, young and old, will be able to relate to in some way. The story is nicely paced, with short chapters making it user friendly for children who see reading more as something they have to do rather than something that is fun. My 8yr old son, who does enjoy reading, read it in two sittings. He said the book was, `really really good. The barfing scene was dead funny and Soppy Sonia is gross. Yuk!'
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars okay
i enjoyed it but then i got annoyed because it stopped in the middle of the book if you ask me if it keeped going for a bit longer i would give it a 5 star rating
Published 21 hours ago by M J WERRELL
5.0 out of 5 stars good
good
Published 15 days ago by tina
5.0 out of 5 stars I Couldn't Put it Down
Review from 9 year old Misty: A very funny book, I liked Stanley, I read it in one night because I couldn't put it down. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Shani
5.0 out of 5 stars BEST BOOK EVER!!!
I would recomemend this book to everone because It is such a good book .i rate this book 5 stars.
Published 4 months ago by Poppy
5.0 out of 5 stars Very funny and just a little bit naughty
My 8 year old grandson loves this book. The sort of thing that makes him want to read more.
Published 4 months ago by El Jay
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great
Published 4 months ago by Petal
3.0 out of 5 stars The review
Some was not good and some was, I liked the sloppy Sonia bit and I did not like the way it ended on his plan,I would recommend this to anyone who likes the idea of a bad person.
Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars The review and The book about Stanley stickle
What I liked about this book was that I learnt a lesson too as I still am 11 and I recommend it for 7 to 13
Published 5 months ago by Alisha Badchkam
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great
Published 5 months ago by Shelayne
5.0 out of 5 stars The antics of a young dodger!
Stanley Stickle reminds me of Roger the Dodger from the Beano Comic, but much more devious...
Kids will enjoy this story especially because it involves homework and getting... Read more
Published 6 months ago by Chris Graham
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