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How to Be a Genius Kid - digital resources

Get super brainy with zero effort thanks to Waldo Pancake – who wrote and illustrated all the mega keel Barry Loser books.

‘Why is misspelling stuff a sign of grate intelly-genz?’

‘What have the hours in the day got to do with FINGER BONES?’

‘Why does rain on a pavement smell so delish?’

Zany and laugh out loud bonkers, this graphic novel of large and small facts, is The Best, and that’s official! You’ll want to quote from it, repeat the gags, and reread it again and again. Plus Waldo Pancake shows you how to draw stuff, as well as learning you to be the biggest genius ever . .

Download your digital pack which includes a word search, a step-by-step guide on how to draw Professor Clever and more.

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