Framed (Paperback)

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A few things to know about Dylan

He is the only boy in his entire town.

His best friends are two pet chickens.

Criminal instincts run in his family.

And one more small thing about nine-year-old Dylan—the crime of the century has just fallen into his lap.

About the Author


Frank Cottrell Boyce is the author of Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth, The Astounding Broccoli Boy, Cosmic, Framed, and Millions, the last of which was a New York Times bestseller and was made into a movie by Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle. His books have won or been nominated for numerous awards, including the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, and the Whitbread Children's Book Award. Frank is also a screenwriter, having penned the scripts for a number of feature films as well as the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics. He lives in Liverpool with his family.

Praise For…


“Truly a masterpeice.” — School Library Journal (starred review)

“Boyce’s signature daffiness plays hilarity and pathos off each other with not one wrong note.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“This sophomore effort from the author of the witty and wonderful Millions is equally charming and hilarious.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“This novel’s wry, quirky sweetness [will connect] with readers on a number of points.” — Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (starred review)

“Readers will be charmed.” — ALA Booklist

“Endearingly ingenuous.” — Horn Book Magazine

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060734046
ISBN-10: 0060734043
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: January 29th, 2008
Pages: 320
Language: English