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Surprise your mum with a chainsaw, be a bigger star than Tom Cruise, save the world with a plate of veggies, start your new life in a taxi, rescue your family with a tomato, send your dad into a panic with a tractor, do a good deed with a paper bag on your head pack your bags for a trip to the spleen, upset your auntie with ten kilos of chocolate, swap a bomb for three ice-creams on a train . . . and lots more.

Formats & editions

Awards and Recognition

  • REAL Children's Choice Awards
    2008
    Shortlisted
    Fiction for Older Readers
  • COOL Children's Choice Awards
    2009
    Winner
    Fiction for Older Readers
  • KOALA Children's Choice Awards
    2009
    Honour Award
    Fiction for Older Readers
  • REAL Children's Choice Awards
    2009
    Shortlisted
    Fiction for Older Readers

Also by Morris Gleitzman

Once
Boy Overboard
Maybe
Soon
Once And Then
Now
After
Snot Chocolate
Toad Delight
Gift of the Gab
Loyal Creatures
Extra Time
Pizza Cake
Too Small To Fail
Grace
Toad Surprise
Doubting Thomas
Aristotle's Nostril
Worm Story
Girl Underground
Water Wings
Second Childhood
The Other Facts of Life
Teacher's Pet

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