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He's good at changing nappies.
He's brilliant at wiping food off walls.
His mum calls him Mr Dependable.
But Angus is desperate to be wild and baby-free.
Can a bold and brave plan stop his mum getting pregnant again?

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780140387971

    August 1, 1998

    Puffin

    192 pages

    RRP $16.99

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    Or

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  • EBook

    9781742285450

    August 1, 1998

    Penguin eBooks

    192 pages

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Awards and Recognition

  • YABBA Children's Choice Awards
    1998
    Longlisted
    Older Readers
  • BILBY Children's Choice Awards
    1999
    Winner
    Older Readers
  • COOL Children's Choice Awards
    1999
    Winner
    Young Reader
  • YABBA Children's Choice Awards
    1999
    Winner
    Older Readers
  • KOALA Children's Choice Awards
    1999
    Shortlisted
    Junior readers
  • KOALA Children's Choice Awards
    2000
    Longlisted
    Young Reader
  • WAYRBA Children's Choice Awards
    2000
    Shortlisted
    Young Reader
  • KOALA Children's Choice Awards
    2001
    Longlisted
    Young Reader
  • BILBY Children's Choice Awards
    2004
    Shortlisted
    Older Readers

Also by Morris Gleitzman

Once
After
Maybe
Now
Boy Overboard
Soon
Once And Then
Girl Underground
Funny Stories: And Other Funny Stories
Help Around the House
Snot Chocolate
Toad Delight
Gift of the Gab
Loyal Creatures
Extra Time
Pizza Cake
Too Small To Fail
Grace
Toad Surprise
Give Peas A Chance
Doubting Thomas
Aristotle's Nostril
Worm Story
Water Wings

Recommendations

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
The Getaway: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK12)
Undercover Princess
Love, Simon
Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator
Thirteen Reasons Why
The Witches
La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One
Now
Tarin of the Mammoths: The Exile (BK1)
Our Australian Girl: The Lina Stories
Our Australian Girl: The Rose Stories
Fish In A Tree
Everything, Everything
I Just Couldn't Wait to Meet You
Alice-Miranda At School 1
Generation One: Lorien Legacies Reborn
Trash
Tom Weekly 4: My Life and Other Exploding Chickens
Twelve Nights