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Middle School: How I Got Lost in London

BOOK: Middle School: How I Got Lost in London
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Contents

About the Book

About the Author

Also by James Patterson

Title Page

Dedication

Chapter 1 Checklist

Chapter 2 Pre-Trip Nerves

Chapter 3 Lots of Amphibious Creatures in this Bit

Chapter 4 A Roll-Call of Roll-Calls

Chapter 5 The Bolognese Bit—Part 1

Chapter 6 The Bolognese it—Part 2

Chapter 7 “Nurse, the Screens. We’re Going to have to Operate”

Chapter 8 Smelly Nappies vs Dirty Diapers

Chapter 9 The Bit With Number 9 In It

Chapter 10 Dear Earlobes, Really Sorry About this Chapter. Love, Rafe Xox

Chapter 11 Going Soft in My Young Age

Chapter 12 Giraffes, famous People—it’s all Going on in Chapter 12

Chapter 13 Down into the Depths

Chapter 14 A Nineteenth Century Tale of Derring-Do

Chapter 15 The Terrible Return of William’s Wager…

Chapter 16 Do these Britches Come in Another Color?

Chapter 17 I’m not alone…

Chapter 18 Mission Accomplished!

Chapter 19 In Which I Become Rich and Almost Famous

Chapter 20 Megan Fox: Figment of My Imagination

Chapter 21 P.S.

Extract from
Middle School: The Worst Years of my Life

Copyright

About the Book

As school trips go, this one is pretty awesome . . .

When I was told we were going to London to study Living History, I thought they were joking. But here I am! Rafe Khatchadorian – global jetsetter!

Now all I need to do is find a way of avoiding the school bully, getting Jeanne Galletta to talk to me, and try not to get lost in London.

But things are never that simple. So fasten your seatbelts and hold on tight, because this could be a very bumpy flight . . .

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About the Author

JAMES PATTERSON
is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. He is the internationally bestselling author of the highly praised Middle School books,
Treasure Hunters
, and the I Funny, Confessions, Maximum Ride, Witch & Wizard and Daniel X series. In 2010, James Patterson was voted Author of the Year at the Children’s Choice Book Awards in New York. He lives in Florida.

Also by James Patterson

Middle School series
Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (
with Chris Tebbetts
) • Middle School: Get Me Out of Here! (
with Chris Tebbetts
) • Middle School: My Brother Is a Big, Fat Liar (
with Lisa Papademetriou
) • Middle School: How I Survived Bullies, Broccoli, and Snake Hill (
with Chris Tebbetts
) • Middle School: Ultimate Showdown (
with Julia Bergen, to be published March 2014
) • Middle School: Save Rafe! (
with Chris Tebbetts, to be published June 2014
)

I Funny series
I Funny (
with Chris Grabenstein
) • I Even Funnier (
with Chris Grabenstein
)

Treasure Hunters
Treasure Hunters (
with Chris Grabenstein
)

Maximum Ride series
The Angel Experiment • School’s Out Forever • Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports • The Final Warning • Max • Fang • Angel • Nevermore

Daniel X series
The Dangerous Days of Daniel X (
with Michael Ledwidge
) • Watch the Skies (
with Ned Rust
) • Demons and Druids (
with Adam Sadler
) • Game Over (
with Ned Rust
) • Armageddon (
with Chris Grabenstein
)

Witch & Wizard series
Witch & Wizard (
with Gabrielle Charbonnet
) • The Gift (
with Ned Rust
) • The Fire (
with Jill Dembowski
) • The Kiss (
with Jill Dembowski
)

Confessions series
Confessions of a Murder Suspect (
with Maxine Paetro
) • Confessions: The Private School Murders (
with Maxine Paetro
)

Graphic novels
Daniel X: Alien Hunter (
with Leopoldo Gout
) • Maximum Ride: Manga Volumes 1–7 (
with NaRae Lee
)

For more information about James Patterson’s novels, visit
www.jamespatterson.co.uk

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To Philip Yanakov and his mother Victoria who, through their generosity, help get kids reading.

CHECKLIST OF THINGS
you should bring for a transatlantic flight to London:

1
Yourself
. Which in my case, is me. More about me in Chapter 2. I mean, there’s more about me in the whole book, obviously— I’m the guy on the cover— but Chapter 2 is where we get the introductions out of the way. Anyway, back to the checklist. On to item two…

2
Er…what else? Oh yes, almost forgot: your clothes, toothpaste, and stuff like that. In other words, the kind of stuff your mom packs for you.

3
But as this is a checklist, I guess you should really
check
your mom has packed your stuff. Otherwise it wouldn’t be much of a checklist.

4
On second thoughts, let’s live dangerously.

5
And…that’s it, really.

Checklist of things you probably
don’t
need on a transatlantic flight to London—but which come in handy anyway:

1
Spaghetti Bolognese.

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