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  • Published: 7 January 2020
  • ISBN: 9780143795438
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $17.99

Toffle Towers 2: The Great River Race




The second book in Tim Harris's ridiculously entertaining Toffle Towers series that will make kids laugh out loud – and get their imaginations soaring.

Chegwin's adventures at Toffle Towers continue when, one by one, his hotel staff are 'reverse mugged' by two mysterious men. Chaos ensues and it's Chegwin's job to get to the bottom of these attacks before Toffle Towers loses all its hard-earned guests. Meanwhile, the town of Alandale is preparing for the annual Great River Race. Once Chegwin discovers his saboteur is no other than Brontessa Braxton, owner of the rival hotel in town, Chegwin find himself preparing to go head to head with her in the Great River Race to save his beloved staff and Toffle Towers.

  • Pub date: 7 January 2020
  • ISBN: 9780143795438
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $17.99

About the Authors

Tim Harris

Tim Harris is the bestselling author of several laugh-out-loud series for kids, including Toffle Towers, Mr Bambuckle’s Remarkables and Exploding Endings.


A former primary school teacher of 15 years, Tim fills his stories with quirky scenarios, loveable characters and plenty of imagination. Tim’s ‘humour with heart’ writing style has seen his books receive multiple awards, including two KOALA Honour Books (2017 and 2019) and a CBCA Notable (2018). His books have been published in Australia and the USA, and have been translated into numerous languages.


An advocate for creativity and short stories, Tim conducts presentations and workshops that are both dynamic and entertaining. He is a sought-after presenter, having worked in hundreds of schools across Australia.


Tim lives in Sydney with his wife and four young children.

James Foley

James Foley is a children’s author and illustrator. He makes picture books, comics and middle-grade novels. His books include the Toffle Towers series, Total Quack Up, Brobot, Dungzilla, Gastronauts, My Dead Bunny and The Last Viking. James is an ambassador for Books In Homes and Room to Read Australia.


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Chegwin's adventures at Toffle Towers continue when, one by one, his hotel staff are 'reverse mugged' by two mysterious men.

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