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A collection of short stories in the popular style of Morris Gleitzman's Give Peas a Chance and Pizza Cake - except, of course, even funnier!

Very Yummy Stories.

Stop your mum picking her nose, read the secret diary of a dog, catch a bus and then let it go, discover how one slice of toast can make you the most popular person in school, start wearing a crown and give up eating pig-nostril gruel, use a wrecking ball to defeat a bully, show your big sister the very scary secret in your wardrobe, unleash the awesome power of chips, live in a house that gets wiped clean more often than a bottom.

Funny stories from a favourite Australian author.

Reviews

Yes, this Australian author can be relied upon for laughs and crazy antics, but each story in this collection has a chewy centre that tackles emotional issues with integrity. Morris Gleitzman gives his readers a subtle nudge to ponder some of life's bigger questions, minus condescension.

Frances Atkinson, Sydney Morning Herald

As in many of his books, Gleitzman’s stories display a wild and clever imagination. Also, too, he appeals to kids’ basic instincts with numerous references to peeing and pooing: ‘Sometimes life does a poo on your head and you just have to wear it.’ And too, he tells his tales in simple, easy-to-read sentences. There's no doubt young readers with a penchant for gross – and more subtle - humour will enjoy this book.

Dianne Bates, Buzz Words

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143309222

    October 31, 2016

    Puffin

    176 pages

    RRP $21.00

    Online retailers

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    • Whitcoulls
    • The Nile
    Or

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  • EBook

    9781760142605

    October 31, 2016

    Penguin eBooks

    176 pages

    Online retailers

    • iBooks NZ
    • Amazon Kindle
    • Google Play
    • Kobo
    • Booktopia NZ

Also by Morris Gleitzman

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

Recommendations

The Getaway: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK12)
Undercover Princess
La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One
Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator
Love, Simon
Alice-Miranda At School 1
Trash
The Witches
Our Australian Girl: The Lina Stories
Now
Fish In A Tree
Thirteen Reasons Why
The Kissing Booth
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
Found
I Am Out With Lanterns
Ranger's Apprentice 4: Oakleaf Bearers
Friday Barnes 6: Danger Ahead
Pippa's Island 3: Kira Dreaming
Natural Born Loser