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  • Published: 7 May 2019
  • ISBN: 9780143300335
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 80
  • RRP: $9.99

Puffin Nibbles: Bad Buster


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They’re back! A selection of your favourite titles from the bestselling Aussie Nibbles series, returning by popular demand with a fresh new look as Puffin Nibbles. Loved by kids, parents and teachers, these engaging stories are ready to delight a whole new audience of emerging independent readers aged 6–8 years.

Being bad was what Buster did best. Until his dad thought of a way to sort him out.

  • Pub date: 7 May 2019
  • ISBN: 9780143300335
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 80
  • RRP: $9.99

About the Authors

Sofie Laguna

Sofie Laguna was born in 1968 in Sydney. She studied to be a lawyer, but after deciding law was not for her, she trained as an actor. Sofie is now an author, actor and playwright.Her books have been named Honour Books and Notable Books in the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards and have been shortlisted in the Queensland Premier's Awards. She has been published in the US and the UK and in translation in Europe and Asia. Her picture book with Andrew McLean, On Our Way to the Beach was included in the White Ravens 2005 annual selection of outstanding international children's books by the International Youth Library (Associated Project of UNESCO). Her other books include My Yellow Blanky, Too Loud Lily, Surviving Aunt Marsha, Bad Buster and Big Ned's Bushwalk.

Leigh Hobbs

Leigh Hobbs is an artist and author best known for his children's book character 'Old Tom.'Leigh was born in Melbourne in 1953, but grew up in a country town called Bairnsdale. His first job as an artist was at Sydney's Luna Park where he created two giant caricature figures called Larry and Lizzy Luna. Leigh recently designed the colour scheme for the entrance to Melbourne's Luna Park.'Old Tom' first made his appearance in four hilarious advent published by Puffin. It was on these books that the French/Australian animated TV series was based.Leigh was short-listed for the 2002 Australian Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards for Horrible Harriet, and again in 2003 for Old Tom's Holiday.Leigh is also a sculptor and painter. He has a passion for English history and visits London as often as possible.


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