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The Giggler Treatment

Level 1

DOYLE, Roddy
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A book about a man about to step into a dog poo? Doyle keeps the suspense building throughout. And he has a brilliantly funny way of telling this story, with plenty of entertaining diversions— and some subtle references for adults to appreciate.


  • SHORTLISTED W.H. Smith Children's Book Prize


  • DODER, Joshua: The Grk Series (Andersen 2005ff.) the adventures of Tim and his dog Grk.
  • SMITH, Dodie: The Hundred and One Dalmatians (Heineman 1956) classic children's novel about the theft of 101 dalmatians.
  • Gremlins (1984) little monsters in town, quite unlike the Gigglers.
  • One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961) Disney's film version of the novel.
  • The Plague Dogs (1982) two dogs escape from a lab.
  • Turner & Hooch (1989) detective must adopt a dog.
  • GROGAN, John: Marley and Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog (Hodder&Stoughton 2006)
  • MARKOE, Merrill: Walking in Circles Before Lying Down (Villard 2006)