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From the talented and funny author of Thai-riffic! and Con-nerd, Oliver Phommavanh, comes another LOL story about surviving your teens.

As long as you can make a girl laugh, she'll go for you, right?

Well, unless you're a seriously weird teenager like Johnny Khamka. Surviving high school is hard enough, but how on earth can he get his childhood bestie, Josie, now a seriously hot teenager, to take him seriously? The answer is to keep her laughing. But when Johnny decides to take comedy seriously, he's suddenly at risk for not being funny at all.

From the talented and funny author of Thai-riffic! And Con-nerd comes another LOL story about surviving your teens.

Praise for Con-nerd
'Must read. Getting geeky is no longer freaky.' K Zone magazine

Praise for Thai-riffic!
'His ability to write side-splitting humour and to connect with children shine through in this, his first, novel.' Sun Herald

'I really loved Thai-riffic!, it's funny and moving, and I can't wait for the sequel Thai-Me-Kangaroo-Down-Sport!' Wil Anderson

Formats & editions

  • Paperback


    March 21, 2012


    208 pages

    RRP $16.99

    Online retailers

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    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook


    March 21, 2012

    Penguin eBooks

    96 pages

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Awards and Recognition

  • CBCA Book of the Year Awards
    Notable Book
    Younger Readers

Also by Oliver Phommavanh

The Other Christy
Natural Born Loser
Super Con-Nerd
Stuff Happens: Ethan


Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
The Getaway: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK12)
Love, Simon
Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator
The Other Christy
La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One
Thirteen Reasons Why
The Witches
Tarin of the Mammoths: The Exile (BK1)
Fish In A Tree
Alice-Miranda At School 1
Twelve Nights
WaR: Wizards And Robots
Playing Beatie Bow
Chinese Cinderella
A Wrinkle In Time
Tom Weekly 1: My Life and Other Stuff I Made Up