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Australia's favourite kid, Tom Weekly, is back with a new book of all disastrous, all preposterous, and definitely all hilarious adventures!

Discover what happens when you mix one kid with nine attack possums. Observe the result of a guinea pig hostage situation. Learn from my get-rich-quick scheme to put Australia's angriest ice-cream man out of business. Get ready to judge the world's deadliest fruitcake competition. And if I survive it all, let's call the experiment a success.

More handy stuff inside:
1. Tips on avoiding household chores
2. Weird facts about guinea pigs
3. How to eat a car


The new hilarious instalment in Tom Weekly’s adventures . . . didn’t disappoint . . . Again, Tristan has given us a prime motivator to get kids reading – and enjoying it – this is bound to be another sure-fire winner with the kids from around Year 3 upwards.

Sue Warren, https://losangzopa.wordpress.com/

These guys are having way too much fun. Author Tristan Bancks and illustrator Gus Gordon are at it again with more stories about poor Tom Weekly. Tom Weekly: My Life and Other Failed Experiments is the sixth book in the series and the laughs continue.

Heather Zubek, West Australian

An endearing chapter book that charts the hazardous journey that is Tom’s everyday life . . . Tom Weekly would appeal to a wide audience, including boys, girls and curious parents . . . Tom Weekly is undoubtedly more-ish.

Tamantha Smith, Magpies

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback


    July 2, 2018

    Random House Australia Children's

    240 pages

    RRP $19.99

    Online retailers

    • Mighty Ape
    • Paper Plus
    • The Warehouse
    • Whitcoulls
    • Fishpond
    • The Nile

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.co.nz

  • EBook


    July 2, 2018

    RHA eBooks Child

    240 pages

    Online retailers

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

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