Paul Jennings (Author, Illustrator)

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Paul Jennings (Photo credit: Peter Mack)

Photo credit: Peter Mack

The Paul Jennings phenomenon began with the publication of Unreal! in 1985. Since then, readers all around the world have devoured his books.

Paul Jennings has written over one hundred stories and has been voted 'favourite author' over forty times by children in Australia, winning every children's choice award. The toprating TV series Round the Twist and Driven Crazy are based on a selection of his enormously popular short-story collections such as Unseen! which was awarded the 1999 Queensland Premier's Literary Award for Best Children's Book. In 1995 he was made a Member of the Order of Australia for services to children's literature and was awarded the prestigious Dromkeen Medal in 2001. Paul has sold more than 8 million books worldwide.

 

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Book Cover:  Come Back Gizmo!
The third story in the successful Gizmo series, involving a mean-spirited hoodlum who – via a toilet seat getting stuck on his head – discovers compassion and becomes a hero.
The third story in the successful Gizmo series, involving a mean-spirited hoodlum who – via a toilet seat getting stuck on his head – discovers compassion and becomes a hero.
Published: 11/09/1996
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140378450
RRP: $12.95
Book Cover:  Deadly! Bindup

ALL SIX BOOKS IN ONE!

Join Amy and Sprocket as they uncover deadly secret after deadly secret on the most tumultuous journey of their lives.  An adventure full of delight, terror, tears and laughter, DEADLY! will leave you gasping.

IT'S DARING!

IT'S DANGEROUS!

IT'S DEADLY!








ALL SIX BOOKS IN ONE!

Join Amy and Sprocket as they uncover deadly secret after deadly secret on the most tumultuous journey of their lives.  An adventure full of delight, terror, tears and laughter...

Published: 03/04/2002
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143300243
RRP: $19.95
Book Cover:  How Hedley Hopkins Did a Dare, Robbed a Grave, Made a New Friend Who    Might Not Have Really Been There at All, And While He Was at it Committed a Terrible Sin Which Everyone Was Doing Even Though He Didn't Know it

Hedley Hopkins has a few problems: he is the new kid at school, straight off the boat from England in the 1950s. The only friends he has made are the kids at the Loony Bin especially bald headed, long armed Victor. But if he could just fulfil a dare and dig out the hideous skull hidden in a grave in the sand dunes, he could impress the bullies at school and become their friend. But Hedley is not so...

Hedley Hopkins has a few problems: he is the new kid at school, straight off the boat from England in the 1950s. The only friends he has made are the kids at the Loony Bin especially bald headed, long...

Published: 30/05/2005
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141306117
RRP: $16.95
Book Cover:  How Hedley Hopkins Did a Dare...
Published: 03/05/2005
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742284927
Price: $12.99
Book Cover:  Little Rascal to the Rescue

The big dragons won't let Rascal play.

But they soon need his help.

Is he big enough to save them?

The big dragons won't let Rascal play.

But they soon need his help.

Is he big enough to save them?

Published: 01/08/2011
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143503972
RRP: $14.95

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17 Apr 2014
Over two years after its release The Fault in Our Stars becomes the No. 1 selling book in Australia
The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green today reached number one on the Nielsen BookScan charts, more than two years after its initial publication.Launched on January 12, 2012 in Australia, it has steadily climbed the BookScan charts, now having sold over 147,000 copies locally. Internationally, the book has over a million copies in print and has been adapted into over twenty languages. It has been a New York Times, USA Today and Amazon bestseller.

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