Next Hilarious Chapter: Read another Extract from Derek Dool Supercool: Bust a Move by Adrian Beck and Scott Edgar

Next Hilarious Chapter: Read another Extract from Derek Dool Supercool: Bust a Move by Adrian Beck and Scott Edgar

Chapter 2     

Hippo Hop

Still with his back to his classmates, Carmichael Cruz started shaking his butt in time with the music. Derek scoffed, but all around him the other kids’ eyes lit up. It was like every single one of them had just got a new bike for Christmas. And that bike had AAAAAMAZING HAIR. 

Okay, okay, okay – so Carmichael Cruz was/is/forever-will-be the most popular kid at Ruttsmell Primary. He had a mesmerising hairdo. He had teeth so white they could blind you. And he had cool-blue eyes that twinkled like diamonds. Cruz was the SCHOOLYARD SUPERSTAR. Or as the French say, ooh la la. Which translated means . . . pretty much the same thing.

Probably obvious then that: DEREK HATED CRUZ!

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Publisher details

Derek Dool Supercool 1: Bust a Move
Authors
Adrian Beck, Scott Edgar
Publisher
Penguin
Genre
Children’s Fiction
Released
03 March, 2020

Synopsis

Think of the COOLEST, FUNNIEST, most HANDSOME kid in school, times it by a gazillion and you get DEREK DILBERT DOOL. At least he thinks so . . . Pity he’s the only one.Life’s tough when your name’s Derek. You’re destined to be uncool. But Derek is determined to find something - anything - that will change that. He’s sick of being picked last in PE, of not being invited to parties, and of all the cool kids using his freckles as dot-to-dot challenges. Derek is going to find something that will make him SUPERCOOL and nothing is going to stop him.
Scott Edgar
About the author

Scott Edgar

After a childhood steeped in role playing games, comic books and getting in trouble for drawing lizard warriors in the margins of exam papers, Scott has gone on to a career in the creative arts which has taken him through theatre, music, comedy, games, radio and television. But he always finds his way back to his first love of drawing lizard warriors in the margins of exam papers.Scott studied Design at Monash University before running off to join the circus (aka a Theatre Production degree at the Victorian College of the Arts). Scott works in the comics, games and children’s book space. And he is also a writer for games and animation, for studios such as the Cartoon Network and Ubisoft games.

Books by Scott Edgar

Adrian Beck
About the author

Adrian Beck

Adrian Beck writes funny, action-packed stories for kids. Adrian produces the TV show, Kids’ WB, and has also worked on The Logie Awards, Carols by Candlelight, Prank Patroland Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. Adrian is the author of the Champion Charlies series and Stuff Happens: Dale plus he co-wrote the Kick it to Nick series with AFL legend Shane Crawford. Adrian is the co-editor of Total Quack Up, along with Sally Rippin.

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