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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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    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

Awards and Recognition

  • Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards
    2017
    Shortlisted
    8–10 Years