Dexter Procter the Ten-Year-Old Doctor

Dexter Procter the Ten-Year-Old Doctor

The hilarious fiction debut by record-breaking author Adam Kay!


It was clear from an early age that Dexter Procter was different.

He started speaking at four seconds old. By the age of three, he had 87 A-levels, from Afrikaans to Zoology.

And by ten, he was working as a paediatrician at Lilydale General Hospital.

Despite a loving but annoying family and a couple of good friends (Rupi and Otto), Dexter’s always struggled to fit in. Add to this a mortal enemy (Dr Drake) and a major problem at his old school (all the teachers struck down with awful diarrhoea) – will Dexter be able to save his job, save the school and find his place in the world? (Spoiler alert: yes!)

A laugh-out-loud new series about the world's youngest doctor from the record-breaking Adam Kay and Henry Paker.

Praise for Kay's Anatomy:
'Totally brilliant!' Jacqueline Wilson
'Very funny - this exciting book is bound to inspire the next generation of medics' Sunday Express

Praise for Kay's Marvellous Medicine:
'Completely marvellous and very funny' BookTrust

About the authors

Adam Kay

Adam Kay is a former doctor who has written three million books and sold five copies. No, hang on - he's written five books and sold three million copies. His first book, This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor, was number-one for over a year and his first children's book, Kay's Anatomy, became the fastest- selling children's general non-fiction hardback of the decade.
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Henry Paker (Illustrator)

Henry Paker was once a little boy who did silly doodles in the margins of books. Now he is a grown man who does silly doodles in the middle of books. He is an award-winning comedian, writer and illustrator. He co-writes and performs in the Radio 4 sitcom ReincarNathan and co-hosts the Three Bean Salad podcast. Henry has illustrated all of Adam Kay's children's books.
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