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Hank Zipzer 11: The Curtain Went Up, My Trousers Fell Down

By Lin Oliver, Henry Winkler

Love the new CBBC series? Read the original books! TV tie-in edition of the New York Times bestselling series about the hilarious adventures of a cheeky, loveable hero

Twelve-year-old Henry “Hank” Zipzer is a smart and resourceful boy with a unique perspective on the world. Hank has dyslexia, and when problems arise, he deals with them in a way no one else would – putting him on a direct collision course with his teachers and parents, who don’t seem to appreciate his latest scheme as much as he thought they would... But Hank always remains positive and convinced that the next big plan will deliver – after all, tomorrow is another day! In The Curtain Went Up, My Trousers Fell Down, Hank is the star in the school play, but a costume disaster on opening night threatens the whole show… Perfect for readers of 8+ and also reluctant readers.

  • "Boys who struggle in school will especially appreciate the story, but this enjoyable, fast-paced novel will draw other children as well." - Booklist
  • Henry Winkler will star as Mr Rock the music teacher. Series also features comedy talent Felicity Montagu as Ms Adolf and Neil Fitzmaurice as Hank s dad. Introducing Nicholas James as Hank.

About the author

Henry Winkler is an actor, producer and director. He is probably most famous for his role as The Fonz in the 1970s’ US television sitcom Happy Days. But if you ask him what he is most proud of, he would say, “Writing the Hank Zipzer books with my partner, Lin Oliver.” He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Stacey, their three children and two dogs.

About the illustrator

Lin Oliver is a writer and producer of movies, books and television programmes for children. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Alan, and their three children.

ISBN: 9781406346381
Imprint: Walker Entertainment
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: May 1, 2014
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 176pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $11.99
New Zealand RRP: $12.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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