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              Finding Francois
               

              Finding Francois (Hardback)

              By Gordon, Gus

              • RRP: $24.99
              • $18.74
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              • Pub Date
                2 Jul 20

              Alice wishes she had someone her own size to talk to. Then one day her wish comes true. Through hope and chance, love and loss, two little ones who need each other find each other. A heartwarming story from award-winning author and illustrator Gus Gordon about loneliness, saying ...goodbye and the value of life-affirming friendships.
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              ISBN 9780143794141
              Published AU 2 Jul 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 6-8 years
              Availability
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              The Last Peach

              The Last Peach (Hardback)

              By Gordon, Gus

              • RRP: $24.99
              • $18.74
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              One fine summer's day two bugs discover the most beautiful peach of the season and are faced with a dilemma...Who should eat it?

              ISBN 9780670078912
              Published AU 2 Apr 2018
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 3-5 years
              Availability
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              My Life and Other Massive Mistakes

              My Life and Other Massive Mistakes (Paperback)

              By Bancks, Tristan; Illustrated by Gordon, Gus

              • RRP: $15.99
              • $11.99
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              • Temporarily out of stock

              This book is 100% gluten free, 100% fat free, 100% organic and 35% fact free. It has no added sugar and contains absolutely NO NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS AT ALL! May contain traces of NUTS! Have you ever helped your pop escape from a nursing home? Does your teacher have a problem with ...his bowels? Is your sister an evil genius and criminal mastermind? Have you ever mined your teeth for cash? Do you want to know where all the lost socks go? Is there a girl or boy at school who's in love with you and wants to kiss you? And do you know anyone with the worst case of nits in world history? I do. I'm Tom Weekly and this is the third book in my life story. Welcome to my weird, funny, sometimes kinda gross adventures.
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              ISBN 9780857985293
              Published AU 2 Mar 2015
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
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              Tom Weekly 5: My Life and Other Weaponised Muffins

              Tom Weekly 5: My Life and Other Weaponised Muffins (Paperback)

              By Bancks, Tristan; Gordon, Gus

              • RRP: $14.99
              • $11.24
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              Have you ever been trapped inside a runaway car? Have you broken a world record? Is there someone in your class who will stop at nothing to kiss you? Have you ever tricked your dog into doing your homework? Or found something seriously disgusting in your food? Have you sold head ...lice for fun and profit? Or has your mum ever used raspberry and white chocolate muffins as weapons of minor destruction? I'm Tom Weekly and all of these things have happened to me. I've captured them here in stories, jokes, cartoons, quizzes and lists. Believe me, real life is weirder than anything you can make up. 'Like Dahl, Bancks is passionate about inspiring a love of reading in the young by placing fun at the centre of his storytelling.' ANDY GRIFFITHS, author of the Treehouse series
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              ISBN 9780143790129
              Published AU 28 May 2018
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Availability
              In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
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              Tom Weekly 1: My Life and Other Stuff I Made Up

              Tom Weekly 1: My Life and Other Stuff I Made Up (Paperback)

              By Bancks, Tristan; Illustrated by Gordon, Gus

              A nail-biting - no, make that toe-biting - thrill ride through one boy's life. Have you ever been kissed by a dog? Ever had to eat Vegemite off your sister's big toe? Have you had a job delivering teeth? Has a bloodthirsty magpie ever been out to get you? Ever woken up to discove...r that everything hovers? And have you eaten 67 hot dogs in ten minutes? I have. I'm Tom Weekly. This book is full of my stories, jokes, cartoon characters, ideas for theme park rides and other stuff I've made up. It's where I pour out whatever's inside my head. It gets a bit weird sometimes but that's how I roll.
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              ISBN 9780857983190
              Published AU 1 Apr 2014
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age Children
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              My Aussie Dad

              My Aussie Dad (Paperback)

              By Morrison, Yvonne; Illustrated by Gordon, Gus

              • RRP: $14.99
              • $11.99
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              My Aussie Dad is happy, playing cricket on the sand...Even if his time at bat does not go quite as planned. My Aussie Dad likes thinking that his barbie skills are tops...Even if the snags have burst, or if he's burnt the chops! A playful and humorous story of the jovial, the kin...d, the slightly embarrassing and the wholly lovable Aussie Dad. My Aussie Dad is GREAT! What about yours?
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              ISBN 9781742838700
              Published AU 1 Aug 2015
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Series My Aussie Dad
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              Herman and Rosie

              Herman and Rosie (Paperback)

              By Gordon, Gus

              • RRP: $14.99
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              Set in New York, this gorgeous picture book by Gus Gordon is a story about friendship, life in the big city, and following your dreams. This is a tale about a big city. It's a tale of hotdogs and music and the summertime subway breeze. It's a tale of singing on rooftops and toffe...es that stick to your teeth. But most of all, it's the tale of Herman and Rosie. 'Herman and Rosie is a beautiful, funny and quirky story of two unique souls who are destined to meet.' Manly Daily 'A beautiful, soulful and quirky tale, romantic and hopeful, with a big heart.' Newcastle Herald 'Gordon has created a bittersweet tale of solitude, longing and new beginnings in a complex story that asks a lot from the reader and richly rewards in return...very highligh recommended for ages 4 to 9 years.' Web Child 'Clever, sweet and brilliant in every way.' William Yeoman, The Weekend West 'An urban love story which touches the heart and stirs the imagination.' Canberra Times 'Quirky, soulful and alive ...a book to treasure, like a favourite song.' Markus Zusak
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              ISBN 9780143507277
              Published AU 16 Nov 2016
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 3-5 years
              Availability
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              Tom Weekly 4: My Life and Other Exploding Chickens

              Tom Weekly 4: My Life and Other Exploding Chickens (Paperback)

              By Bancks, Tristan; Illustrated by Gordon, Gus

              • RRP: $14.99
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              Have you ever done a runner from the dentist? Are you petrified of clowns? Have giant headlice tried to eat you? Have you ever been attacked by Library Ninjas when your book was five years overdue? And have you come up with a genius way to never do homework again? All of these th...ings have happened to me. I'm Tom Weekly. My life is an exploding chicken and the book in your hands is my attempt to glue it back together again.
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              ISBN 9780143790112
              Published AU 28 May 2018
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Availability
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              My Life and Other Stuff That Went Wrong
                

              My Life and Other Stuff That Went Wrong (Paperback)

              By Bancks, Tristan; Illustrated by Gordon, Gus

              • RRP: $23.50
              • $18.80
              • Save $4.70
              • Internationally sourced

              For fans of My Life & Other Stuff I Made Up, more Tom Weekly stories--still truly hilarious, and truly grossWhat if you've read My Life and Other Stuff I Made Up and you need more? What if you want to read about Tom's dog, Bando, smashing a precious vase into a million pieces, or... about Nan's doomed bid to climb Mt. Everest? What if you need to help Tom save his pet rat, Rarnald, from certain destruction, or you want to see Tom's weird body part in his playground freak show? Well, you're in luck. Prepare to cringe.
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              ISBN 9780857980373
              Published AU 1 Apr 2014
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age Children
              Series Hoover Institution Press Publication (Hardcover)
              Availability
              Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
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              Wet and Wild

              Wet and Wild (Paperback)

              By Wagner, Michael; Illustrated by Gordon, Gus

              Inspired by Phil's new girlfriend, Amy, the boys enjoy their first ever camping experience. Amy joins them, along with the delightfully disapproving Aunty Faber, and the boys' Sudanese friends, Summer and her dad Daniel. Ages 8-11.

              ISBN 9780143302513
              Published AU 1 Sep 2008
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 8-11 years
              Series Undys
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