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When Frankie Blewitt brings home yet ather F-for-failure school report it's the last straw for his overachieving parents and they decide to send him to the Crammar Grammar boarding school. At first he is just relieved to be away from home, but he soon realises that there's something really weird going on at Crammer Grammar...As Frankie tries to find out the secrets of the school he discovers that the headmaster, Dr Gore, has plans to turn all the students into robot-like super-brains using his Brain-drain machine! With the help of his new friends Neet and Wes, Alphonsine his crazy French nanny and a poodle named Colette, can Frankie save the day before it's too late and change the F-for- failure to F-for-fantastic?
ANNA KEMP grew up in a street with a gang of kids and spent her childhood sticker-swapping, playing pac-man and co-ordinating BMX displays. She was a bit of a late reader but now reads a lot in her job at Queen Mary University where she works on contemporary French literature. Her first picture book DOGS DON'T DO BALLET was published in 2010, FANTASTIC FRANKIE AND THE BRAIN-DRAIN MACHINE, her first young fiction title, published in 2011.
Shortlisted for Waterstone's Children's Book Prize 2011.