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Friday Barnes is being attacked on all fronts!

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!

Reviews

...here is another great tale for those who are independent readers and who are looking for an out-of-the-ordinary heroine.

Barbara Braxton, OZTL_Net

The Plot Thickens shows the repercussions of pranks gone too far and explores relationships between friends, with a new student and with two new teachers. The author gives depth to the teacher characters that children may not see in real life, and also pokes fun at them, for the reader’s amusement. There’s plenty of puzzles and mystery too for inquiring young minds, as well as some new vocabulary – but not too much.

Carissa Mason, Reading Time, The Children's Book Council of Australia

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780857989932

    August 1, 2016

    Random House Australia Children's

    256 pages

    RRP $15.99

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  • EBook

    9780857989949

    August 1, 2016

    Random House Australia

    256 pages

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Friday Barnes 2: Under Suspicion
Friday Barnes 6: Danger Ahead
Friday Barnes 7: Bitter Enemies
Friday Barnes 3: Big Trouble
Friday Barnes 4: No Rules
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The Nanny Piggins Guide to Conquering Christmas
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Nanny Piggins and the Daring Rescue 7
Nanny Piggins and The Pursuit Of Justice 6
Nanny Piggins and the Rival Ringmaster 5
Nanny Piggins And The Accidental Blast-Off 4
The Adventures Of Nanny Piggins 1
Nanny Piggins And The Runaway Lion 3
Nanny Piggins And The Wicked Plan 2

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