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A cheerfully illustrated story about being special

My Name Is Jan and I’m Nothing Special

Kathleen Vereecken & Eva Mouton

Jan is nine and he’s perfectly ordinary. His dad can run faster than the wind, his mum plays the violin beautifully, his sister is a maths whiz, and his little brother is the most annoying kid in the world. Jan would love to be special too. Maybe someone who has broken a world record will be able to help him... But when he finally gets the chance to be included in the Guinness Book of World Records, he turns it down: being nothing special is really quite special, after all.

Entertaining and funny

Kathleen Vereecken and cartoonist Eva Mouton joined forces to create this story full of humour, in which the illustrations and the text come together to form a happy whole. This book is fresh, funny and heart-warming.

A successful variation on 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid': smarter, funnier and more substantial