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Surprise your mum with a chainsaw, be a bigger star than Tom Cruise, save the world with a plate of veggies, start your new life in a taxi, rescue your family with a tomato, send your dad into a panic with a tractor, do a good deed with a paper bag on your head pack your bags for a trip to the spleen, upset your auntie with ten kilos of chocolate, swap a bomb for three ice-creams on a train . . . and lots more.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback


    July 30, 2007

    Puffin (AU YR)

    224 pages

    RRP $16.99

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  • EBook


    July 30, 2007

    Penguin eBooks (AU YR)

    216 pages

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