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The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket

(2012)
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Barnaby Brocket is an ordinary 8-year-old boy in most ways, but he was born different in one important way: he floats. Unlike everyone else, Barnaby does not obey the law of gravity. His parents, who have a horror of being noticed, want desperately for Barnaby to be normal, but he can't help who he is. And when the unthinkable happens, Barnaby finds himself on a journey that takes him all over the world. From Brazil to New York, Canada to Ireland, and even to space, the floating boy meets all sorts of different people - and discovers who he really is along the way.

This whimsical novel will delight middle graders, and make readers of all ages question the meaning of normal.

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Hardback Editions

January 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Terrible Thing that Happened to Barnaby Brocket
Author(s): John Boyne
ISBN: 0-307-97762-5 / 978-0-307-97762-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
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January 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket
Author(s): John Boyne
ISBN: 0-385-67890-8 / 978-0-385-67890-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
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January 2013 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Terrible Thing that Happened to Barnaby Brocket
Author(s): John Boyne
ISBN: 0-307-97763-3 / 978-0-307-97763-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
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August 2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket
Author(s): John Boyne
ISBN: 0-85753-146-8 / 978-0-85753-146-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Doubleday Childrens
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Paperback Editions

2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket
Author(s): John Boyne
ISBN: 0-552-57378-7 / 978-0-552-57378-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi Childrens
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October 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Terrible Thing that Happened to Barnaby Brocket
Author(s): John Boyne
ISBN: 0-307-97765-X / 978-0-307-97765-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Yearling
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October 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket
Author(s): John Boyne
ISBN: 0-385-67892-4 / 978-0-385-67892-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
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March 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket
Author(s): John Boyne
ISBN: 0-552-56576-8 / 978-0-552-56576-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi Childrens
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August 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket
Author(s): John Boyne
ISBN: 0-85753-147-6 / 978-0-85753-147-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Doubleday Childrens
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

January 2013 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Terrible Thing that Happened to Barnaby Brocket
Author(s): John Boyne
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
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January 2013 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket
Author(s): John Boyne
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
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August 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket
Author(s): John Boyne
Publisher: RHCP Digital
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