A Waterstones Paperback of the Year! What happens when you feel stressed? Maybe you start sweating, or your heart beats faster. When Charlie McGuffin gets stressed, something a little bit different happens: he turns into an animal! Unfortunately, things are getting quite stressful for Charlie: – His dads business is in real trouble – He might have to move in with his Aunt Brenda and her seventeen cats (and wooden leg) – And its getting harder and harder to control his powers Luckily, Charlies best friends Flora, Wogan and Mohsen are on hand to help. If they can break into the fortress-like offices of Van Der Gruyne Industries and recover the McGuffins stolen gold, maybe Charlie wont have to move away after all. Can Charlies friends help him master his powers once and for all, or will he end up stuck as a pigeon forever? Praise for Charlie Changes into a Chicken: This is a really funny book! Alice, age 8 My body couldnt help but shake with laughter Maren, age 10 Belly-busting hilarity The Guardian Laugh-out-loud funny The Mail on Sunday The modern masterpiece . . . this savvy, comic tale ticks every box The Daily Telegraph Cleverly daft storytelling at its very, very best Maz Evans, author of Who Let The Gods Out? The best kind of silly The Observer Full of heart and humour, wit and wisdom Sophie Anderson, author of The House with Chicken Legs Wonderfully heart-warming and absolutely hilarious Catherine Doyle, author of The Storm Keepers Island Charlie Changes into a Chicken has been: Shortlisted for the Waterstones Childrens Book Prize! Longlisted for the Brandford Boase Award! Longlisted for the Blue Peter Award! The Guardian and The Telegraphs Book of the Year!