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The funny and moving story of a boy and his friends never losing heart in a sometimes heartless world. Perfect for 8+ readers.

Ludo helps other people. It’s how he was brought up.
When Dad is elected to Federal Parliament, Ludo grabs the chance to make Australia an even better place.
But he soon discovers it’s not the homeless of the national capital who most need his help - it’s the rich and powerful.

Reviews

He is one of the finest examples of a writer who can make humour stem from the things that really matter in life.

The Guardian

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143793236

    September 3, 2018

    Penguin

    RRP $19.99

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  • EBook

    9781760146948

    September 3, 2018

    Penguin eBooks

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Also by Morris Gleitzman

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

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