Jim Field
TPC_FINAL_PART1_P001F.jpg

THE PERSON CONTROLLER

By David Baddiel

Fred and Ellie are twins, and they're both geeks, but they're not identical. For one thing, Ellie is brilliant at computer games, and Fred is brilliant at ...well, nothing, really. But then Fred and Ellie meet the Mystery Man, who gives them an astonishing, magical Controller that turns their lives upside down. (In the case of Fred, quite literally, at one point.) Now, Fred and Ellie have the chance to turn the tables on the school bullies, and live out their wildest dreams. It's their time to shine. Or is it? Because what you wish for is rarely what you really need ...

SYNOPSIS

SYNOPSIS

Fred and Ellie are twins. But not identical (because that's impossible for a boy and a girl). They do like all the same things, though. Especially video games. Which they are very good at. They aren't that good, however, at much else – like, for example, football, or dealing with the school bullies.

Then, they meet the Mystery Man, who sends them a video game controller, which doesn't look like any other controller they've ever seen. And it doesn't control any of their usual games. When the twins find out what it does control, though, it seems like the answer to all their problems. And the key to all their wildest dreams. At least it seems like that…

TPC_FINAL_PART1_P001F.jpg
TPC_FINAL_P021F.jpg
TPC_FINAL_P019F.jpg
TPC_FINAL_P011F.jpg
TPC_FINAL_P031F.jpg
TPC_FINAL_P039F.jpg
TPC_FINAL_P063F.jpg
TPC_FINAL_P068F.jpg
TPC_FINAL_P090F.jpg
TPC_FINAL_P106F.jpg
TPC_FINAL_P132_2F.jpg
TPC_FINAL_P153F.jpg
CHARACTER DESIGNS

CHARACTER DESIGNS

TC_ELLIE_DESIGN_01.jpg
TC_FRED_DESIGN_01.jpg
TC_JANINE_DESIGN_01.jpg
ROUGHS

ROUGHS

TPC_ROUGHS_PART1_P001F.jpg
TPC_ROUGHS_P063.jpg
TPC_ROUGHS_P068.jpg
TPC_ROUGHS_P106.jpg
TPC_ROUGHS_P132.jpg
PRAISE FOR THE PERSON CONTROLLER

PRAISE FOR THE PERSON CONTROLLER

A perfect combination of humour, magic and a happy ending.” Charlotte Norman, Waterstones Bookseller

“A real page turner… a compelling story with relatable characters and meaningful life lessons."  Huffington Post

PURCHASE BOOK

PURCHASE BOOK

THE PERSON CONTROLLER is available in hardback and paperback CLICK TO BUY HERE