Children and young adult books including Flip and Dirt Bomb review

By Ann Packer In Books

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2nd July, 2011
‘Ever wake up in someone else’s body?” The tagline for UK adult writer Martyn Bedford’s first novel for teens, FLIP (Walker, $16.95), brings to mind pop-lit classic Freaky Friday – but this brilliant mind-swap novel doesn’t require such a suspension of disbelief. Alex, 14, wakes one morning to find himself in the body of Philip, aka Flip (perfect title) – six months on from his last memory. From Alex’s first glimpse of his new body in the Garamond family’s ...

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