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Year in the Life of a Total and Complete Genius
Author: Stacey Matson

ISBN: 9781443128674
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1 February 2015
Dimensions (cm): 21.3 x 13.1 x 1.6
Arthur Bean believes he is a writing genius - but is it all in his own mind?

Get swept along in the antics of this crazy year: Arthur desperately needs to come up with a story idea to win the writing contest and in the process, hopefully also steal the heart of Kennedy, whom he admires from a distance. Will Robbie - the boy who used to torment him but that he now has to tutor - help him clinch the contest?

Arthur's weekly writing assignments and his teachers' astute feedback also subtly disclose why Arthur is so stuck - his mother died last year and he still has no clue how to cope.

About the Author

Stacey always wanted to be a writer, but didn't get around to actually attempting it until a few years ago. The result is her first children's novel, A Year in the Life of a (Total and Complete) Genius, a funny and compelling story about thirteen-year-old Arthur Bean - an aspiring author with an over-inflated sense of self - who just can't seem to get it right with writing, school or friends. Stacey proudly admits that "nine-year-old Stacey is so excited right now!" to have her...

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