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Some gizmos are pretty weird, but this one is the weirdest ever! And it won't go away. A wacky story by the amazing Paul Jennings.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780140370904

    November 1, 1994

    Puffin

    80 pages

    RRP $12.99

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Awards and Recognition

  • COOL Children's Choice Awards
    1995
    Winner
    Prize for Writing for Young Adults
  • CROW Children's Choice Awards
    1995
    Winner
    Prize for Writing for Young Adults
  • KROC Children's Choice Awards
    1995
    Winner
    Prize for Writing for Young Adults
  • YABBA Children's Choice Awards
    1995
    Winner
    Prize for Writing for Young Adults
  • KOALA Children's Choice Awards
    1995
    Shortlisted
    Prize for Writing for Young Adults
  • BILBY Children's Choice Awards
    1995
    Runner-up
    Prize for Writing for Young Adults
  • BILBY Children's Choice Awards
    1996
    Winner
    Prize for Writing for Young Adults
  • KOALA Children's Choice Awards
    1996
    Shortlisted
    Prize for Writing for Young Adults
  • KOALA Children's Choice Awards
    1998
    Shortlisted
    Junior readers
  • KROC Children's Choice Awards
    1999
    Winner
    Prize for Writing for Young Adults
  • KROC Children's Choice Awards
    2000
    Longlisted
    Prize for Writing for Young Adults
  • KOALA Children's Choice Awards
    2001
    Shortlisted
    Young Reader
  • KANGA Children's Choice Awards
    2004
    Longlisted
    Prize for Writing for Young Adults