Ultimate feels! A book to take your heart on a wondrous rollercoaster ride. Auggie likes doing normal stuff like eating ice cream and playing on his Xbox. He feels normal – inside. But being normal doesn’t make little kids run away screaming. Or devastate your soul like this inspiring story. Right? Born with a serious facial abnormality, Auggie has been taught at home all his life. Now he’s going to school for the very first time. He’ll have to expose his face to the world. Will anyone see past it? Warm, funny and heartbreaking, Auggie’s story will stay with you for the rest of your life.

  • Powerful and intensely moving: an instant modern classic
  • Now a film starring Julia Roberts and Jacob Tremblay
  • A compelling look at living with a facial abnormality
  • Explores the topic of difference in a frank, funny way

“A gem of a story. Moving and heart-warming. This book made me laugh, made me angry, made me cry.” Malorie Blackman

“Incredibly charming, brutal and brilliant.” Observer

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    This is a heart warming book and made me laugh and cry sometimes

    26 June 2016

  • How do I explain this! Such a marvellous book. I cried so much at the end. I would rate it 1000000/1000000!!!! My fav book!!!

    11 February 2016

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    This book will make you laugh, cry and look at people in a totally different way. Told from lots of perspectives, you really get a feel for the story and other peoples feelings. I read it in a day. AMAZING 😛

    21 December 2014

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    I thought this book was very moving. It took me into another world. A world where people are scared of your face. A world where people are so cruel that they run away. I absolutely Loved it.

    6 December 2014

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    I am halfway through this book and am reading it in english at school.personally, I think that this is an amazing book and u should deffo read it

    23 October 2014

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  • Awards

    R.J. Palacio won the 2013 Waterstones Children’s Book Prize (5-12 category), the Sheffield Children’s Book Award (YA) and the Independent Bookseller’s Children’s Book Award for Wonder.

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