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              The Peski Kids 4: Near Extinction

              The Peski Kids 4: Near Extinction (Paperback)

              By Spratt, R. A.

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              Could this be the end for The Peski Kids?

              ISBN 9780143796367
              Published AU 7 Jan 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              The Peski Kids 3: Stuck in the Mud

              The Peski Kids 3: Stuck in the Mud (Paperback)

              By Spratt, R. A.

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              As the lines between neighbour and family begin to blur, the Peski Kids are happy to be distracted by yet another strange event taking place in their town - the annual mud run! For one reason or another everyone's out to win, which means corruption is sure to abound . . . especia...lly if Loretta's involved. With blackmail, bribery and baked goods in the mix, Joe, Fin, April and Pumpkin put it all on the line as they are physically (and emotionally) taken to the limit.
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              ISBN 9780143796350
              Published AU 6 Aug 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Friday Barnes 4: No Rules

              Friday Barnes 4: No Rules (Paperback)

              By Spratt, R. A.

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              What if every clue points in the wrong direction?Friday Barnes has been deported to Switzerland! With their in-school detective gone, Highcrest Academy has descended into chaos. Someone's fired all the teachers!The Headmaster claims it wasn't him, and suspicion soon turns to Ian ...Wainscott, but Friday won't stand by and let her favourite nemesis take the blame. Apart from being innocent (probably), he's seriously good-looking. There?s also the problem of the new vice principal and his questionable teaching methods. It?s hard to take someone seriously when they wear tie-dyed t-shirts. Can Friday save Ian's scholarship? Can she find the prankster before they bring down the school? Can she run the cross country? She's certainly going to try . . . to do the first two, anyway.
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              ISBN 9781760890766
              Published AU 7 May 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
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              The Peski Kids 1: The Mystery of the Squashed Cockroach

              The Peski Kids 1: The Mystery of the Squashed Cockroach (Paperback)

              By Spratt, R. A.

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              A new series from the bestselling author of Friday Barnes and Nanny Piggins!When April, Finn and Joe Peski come home from school one day to find their mother missing, they are forced to go and live with their bumbling dad. They haven't seen their dad in years, and to make matters... worse, he lives in a small country town - how will these city kids cope? In the country everything is green, the air is crisp and clear and the sky is a sharper shade of blue. In fact, everything is so nice it makes the kids uncomfortable.However, with the challenges of a new school, a manipulative next door neighbour, attempted kidnappings and the annual cockroach race, the Peski kids soon realise that life in a country town might not be quite as boring as they imagined!
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              ISBN 9780143788812
              Published AU 30 Jul 2018
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age Children
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              Friday Barnes 6: Danger Ahead

              Friday Barnes 6: Danger Ahead (Paperback)

              By Spratt, R. A.

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              School camp . . . what could possibly go wrong? Friday Barnes is forced to face her biggest fear - her own emotions! She must wave goodbye to Ian as he takes off to join his father in the Cayman Islands. But when your dad is a white-collar criminal, family reunions never go to pl...an. Ian is kidnapped en route and it's up to Friday to rescue him. On her return to school, the Headmaster has a treat in store - a four-week camp for students to learn wilderness survival skills! 'Camp Courage' is even worse than Friday imagined. And all her book smarts aren't much help when she's got wood to chop, potatoes to peel and latrines to dig. Can Friday survive the great outdoors, debunk the legend of a camp ghost and make it back to Highcrest Academy alive? Only time (and a compass) will tell!
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              ISBN 9781760892166
              Published AU 7 Jan 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Friday Barnes 3: Big Trouble

              Friday Barnes 3: Big Trouble (Paperback)

              By Spratt, R. A.

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              Friday Barnes has a new case, and this time it?s personal!When Friday?s father turns up out of the blue, he brings his daughter some distressing news - Friday?s mother has been kidnapped! But who would want to kidnap a theoretical physicist? The Headmaster needs Friday?s help too..., when Highcrest Academy is thrown into chaos by the arrival of a beautiful new student - Princess Ingrid of Norway. She?s rich, she?s royal and she?s got her eye on Ian Wainscott. Despite heightened security at the school, things start to go missing. It appears Highcrest Academy has been infiltrated by a master thief, The Pimpernel. Can Friday crack the case of her missing mother, reign in a royal brat and unmask the elusive Pimpernel? If it means she gets to ditch PE, then of course she can!
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              ISBN 9781760890759
              Published AU 7 May 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
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              Friday Barnes 5: The Plot Thickens

              Friday Barnes 5: The Plot Thickens (Paperback)

              By Spratt, R. A.

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              Friday Barnes is being attacked on all fronts! When Friday Barnes gets involved in her frenemy Ian Wainscott's family dispute, it appears her knack for uncovering the truth may ruin their friendship once and for all. Highcrest Academy is no longer a fun place to be. Ian has... declared war on Friday and she is thinking of leaving . . . for good. Meanwhile, there's two new teachers to contend with - a celebrity artist whose intentions are somewhat unclear, and an over-enthusiastic PE teacher on a fitness crusade. Between them and Ian, it's going to be one dangerous term. Can Friday repair her friendship with Ian, restore her perfect school-life balance and work out who is committing the blatant acts of vandalism around Highcrest? No one said high school would be easy!
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              ISBN 9780857989932
              Published AU 1 Aug 2016
              Publisher Random House
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              The Peski Kids 2: Bear in the Woods

              The Peski Kids 2: Bear in the Woods (Paperback)

              By Spratt, R. A.

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              April Peski is mad. She's had a traumatic experience in the woods and no one believes that she saw a bear. A big, stinky bear! Meanwhile, Joe is worried about April's sanity and Fin wishes he had never been introduced to Currawong's crazy Cat Lady. Loretta just thinks everything'...s a laugh - even the community service the the kids have to do.Throw in an exploding computer, a bewildering daffodil festival, their nervous dad and a rampaging Pumpkin, and things are not looking good for the Peski Kids. Is their time in this town up?
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              ISBN 9780143788836
              Published AU 8 Jan 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Friday Barnes 2: Under Suspicion

              Friday Barnes 2: Under Suspicion (Paperback)

              By Spratt, R. A.

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              Who knew boarding school could be this perilous! When Friday Barnes cracked the case of Highcrest Academy?s mysterious swamp-yeti, the last thing she expected was to be placed under arrest. Now with the law on her back and Ian Wainscott in her face, Friday is not so sure boarding... school was the smartest choice. From a missing or not-so-missing calculator to the appearance of strange holes in the school field, she is up to her pork-pie hat in crimes - and she swears not all of them are hers. There?s also new boy Christopher, who has taken quite a shine to Friday, to contend with.Can Friday navigate the dangerous grounds of Highcrest Academy and decipher a decades-old mystery without getting caught in an unexpected love triangle?
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              ISBN 9781760890742
              Published AU 7 May 2019
              Publisher Penguin
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              Nanny Piggins and the Rival Ringmaster 5

              Nanny Piggins and the Rival Ringmaster 5 (Paperback, 2nd New edition)

              By Spratt, R. A.

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              In book five of her enthralling adventures, Nanny Piggins discovers some startling truths about the ruthless Ringmaster, provides counselling to a Molavadinian princess with pre-wedding jitters, inadvertently wins a Nobel Prize while impersonating her sister and catches up with h...er favourite 4-tonne friend, Esmeralda the forgetful elephant.
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              ISBN 9781742753782
              Published AU 2 Jan 2012
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 6-12 years
              Series Nanny Piggins
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