Love the new CBBC series? Read the original books! This is the TV tie-in edition of the New York Times bestselling series about the hilarious adventures of a cheeky, loveable hero. Twelve-year-old Henry "Hank" Zipzer is a smart and resourceful boy with a unique perspective on the world. Hank has dyslexia, and when problems arise, he deals with them in a way no one else would - putting him on a direct collision course with his teachers and parents, who don't seem to appreciate his latest scheme as much as he thought they would...But Hank always remains positive and convinced that the next big plan will deliver - after all, tomorrow is another day! In The Curtain Went Up, My Trousers Fell Down, Hank is the star in the school play, but a costume disaster on opening night threatens the whole show...The 13X30-minute children's show will air on CBBC in the new year. CBBC is the top rating children's channel in the UK for 6-12 year olds. It is home to popular programmes such as Deadly 60, Horrible Histories, Shaun the Sheep, Merlin and Tracy Beaker. Henry Winkler will star as Mr Rock the music teacher. Series also features comedy talent Felicity Montagu as Ms Adolf (Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, I'm Alan Partridge, Bridget Jones' Diary, Nighty Night) and Neil Fitzmaurice as Hank's dad (Peepshow, Mount Pleasant). Introducing Nicholas James as Hank. Backlist: Hank Zipzer, the World's Greatest Underachiever series.