The Donut Diaries
Anthony McGowan

Ages: 7-11

Dermot Milligan's got problems. He's overweight and hooked on donuts. He has a pushy, over-achieving mother, and a father who spends all his time hiding in the loo.

Dermot has to write down how many donuts he eats and also talk about his feelings! Things are about to get even worse: he's being separated from his friends and sent to St Michael's, a posh school where he just knows he's going to stick out...

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Anthony McGowan

Anthony McGowan was born in Manchester. Educated at a Catholic comprehensive, he won't say that his characters' schooldays are exactly based on his own, but he certainly writes from...

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