Lights. Camera. Action! Arthur Bean's life has taken a turn for the adventurous - two girlfriends to deal with, and a blockbuster film to co-write, produce and direct. How crazy can one school year get?
Arthur and Robbie have called a truce now that the writing contest and school play are over.but plans go astray when Arthur's new girlfriend Anila gets jealous of his friendship with Kennedy. And then there's that little problem of the movie camera Arthur and Robbie borrowed to film their upcoming blockbuster movie.
As Arthur's life goes off the rails all over again, laughs for the reader are right on track. Emails, doodles, texts, newspaper articles, AV Club rules (which Arthur and Robbie usually break) give the story the same engaging look as A Year in the Life of a (Total and Complete) Genius.
STACEY MATSON has written theatre pieces for the Glenbow and other museums, and for All-Nations Theatre in Calgary. This is her second novel. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. Visit her online at www.staceymatson.com.
Praise for A Year in the Life of a (Total and Complete) Genius:
"Irrepressibly charming. . . Give this to fans of Susin Nielsen's Word Nerd." -CBC Children's Book Panel.
"At once funny, outrageous, thoughtful, and informative, this is a story with something for everyone, and Arthur's is a voice readers won't soon forget." -The Manitoba Library Association