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School camp . . . what could possibly go wrong?

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 plan. 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!

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780857989956

    January 3, 2017

    Random House Australia Children's

    272 pages

    RRP $15.99

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  • EBook

    9780857989963

    January 3, 2017

    Random House Australia

    272 pages

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Also by R.A. Spratt

Friday Barnes 8: Never Fear
Friday Barnes 1: Girl Detective
Friday Barnes 7: Bitter Enemies
Friday Barnes 2: Under Suspicion
Friday Barnes 4: No Rules
Friday Barnes 5: The Plot Thickens
Friday Barnes 3: Big Trouble
The Peski Kids 1: The Mystery of the Squashed Cockroach
The Nanny Piggins Guide to Conquering Christmas
Nanny Piggins and the Race to Power 8
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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