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COMPETITION: The Accidental President

Win a signed set of Accidental books by Tom McLaughlin, including The Accidental President!

Politics and presidency are hot topics at the moment, which got us thinking: would the world be a better place if kids were in charge?

Tell us what law your child would introduce if they were president for the day for the chance to win a signed set of Accidental books by Tom McLaughlin, including his latest laugh-out-loud adventure The Accidental President.

Three runners up will also receive a copy of The Accidental President.

To get your child started, download our free activity sheet and watch the fun video below to see what weird and wonderful laws a group of UK school children would introduce if they had the chance.

Video: What laws would you pass if you were president for the day?

We asked some UK school children what laws they would pass if they were president for the day. From instituting an international lego day to creating jelly roads, they have some incredibly inventive ideas!

How to enter

To enter, comment on our Accidental President prize draw Facebook post telling us what law your child would pass if they were president for a day.
Entry closes at 11:59pm Friday 20th July 2018.

Terms and conditions apply.

About The Accidental President

Please note: all book links lead to more information on Amazon.co.uk

The Accidental President

Tom McLaughlin

Meet Ajay, the USA’s first kid president!

On a visit to the US things take a strange turn for twelve-year-old Ajay when, completely at random and totally by accident, he is sworn in as the new president. Well, I guess he can’t be any worse than that guy who had the job before him, right? Wrong. It’s quite easy for power to go to your head and Ajay, overwhelmed by it all, goes rogue. Soon he’s too busy ordering sparkly capes and enforcing the new national spider plan to spot the dastardly plot unfolding right under his nose…

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Also available:

The Accidental Prime Minister

Tom McLaughlin

When Joe tells a local news reporter exactly what he would do if he were leader of the country, the video goes viral and Joe’s speech becomes famous all over the world! Before long, people are calling for the current leader to resign and give someone else a go… and that’s how an ordinary boy like Joe ended up with the most extraordinary job. Now the fun can really start.
A hilarious story of one boy’s meteoric rise to power!

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The Accidental Secret Agent

Tom McLaughlin

When you hear the words ‘international super spy with a licence to kill’, you’re probably not thinking of a thirteen-year-old boy with an overactive imagination called Kevin. But through an incredible mix up, Kevin happens to be the secret service’s latest recruit and the fate of the world rests in his hands.

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The Accidental Billionaire

Tom McLaughlin

Jasper Spam is mad about science. The problem is, all of his experiments tend to end in a BANG, until one day quite accidentally Jasper manages to invent something that will change the world forever…

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