** Thanks to everyone who contributed their CDS ideas below. The story and your names are in My Life & Other Massive Mistakes in book stores 2 March or you can pre-order here: https://www.tristanbancks.com/p/store.html
I’m writing a new short story for the third My Life book and I want kids everywhere to help me write it. Leave a comment below with your idea for the story and, if your idea makes it in, I’ll thank you in the back of the book.
It’s a story about a debilitating disease that fathers have suffered from for centuries, but most have suffered in silence. It’s called CDS – Cranky Dad Syndrome.
Jack’s dad suffers from a particularly bad case of it. He’s been going to anger management classes and he thinks he’s doing pretty well. So, one Saturday morning, Jack and Tom are a bit bored and they decide to give him a little exam, just to test how well he can cope under pressure.
My question to you is… What would you do to wind your father up and make him angry in a test like this? Here’s a brainstorm from yesterday’s session at St Paul’s Grammar School…
Leave your idea below as a blog comment (Click ‘Post a Comment’), include your first name and, if I include your idea, your name will be in the book (out April 2015)!