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  • Published: 27 February 2013
  • ISBN: 9781742535814
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 96

The Great Stinkathlon: Aussie Bites


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As the undefeated world farting champion, Marty, a.k.a the Baked Bean Bandit, has always dreamed of winning a gold medal in the Stinkathlon event at the Smelympic Games. Now, he has his chance . . .

As the undefeated world farting champion, Marty, a.k.a the Baked Bean Bandit, has always dreamed of winning a gold medal in the Stinkathlon event at the Smelympic Games. Now, he has his chance . . .

  • Pub date: 27 February 2013
  • ISBN: 9781742535814
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 96

About the Authors

Simon Mitchell

Simon Mitchell worked as a computer programmer before deciding to branch out and 'try writing in a language that consisted of more than 1's and 0's'. He has completed a Diploma in Professional Writing and Editing at RMIT, where he wrote the first draft of The Baked Bean Bandit, and was selected in 2008 to be the recipient of a May Gibbs Literature Trust mentorship. The Baked Bean Bandit was his first work of junior fiction, and he is also the author of a picture book to be published in 2010. Simon lives in Melbourne and you can see his work on his website:  www.simonmitchell.com.au

Gus Gordon

Gus Gordon is an internationally acclaimed illustrator and author. He has illustrated and written over 80 books for children. His illustrations are known for their loose and energetic line work, mixed media and humour. His writing is always anthropomorphic. He attributes this to his love of Kenneth Grahame's Wind in The Willows.
Gus's first picture book, Wendy, was a Notable Book in the 2010 Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Picture Book of the Year Awards.

His second picture book, Herman and Rosie, now published in twelve countries, has been internationally acclaimed and awarded.

Somewhere Else was published by Penguin Random House Australia in 2016 and has won many awards internationally, including a 2017 CBCA Notable book and 2017 book of the year for 5-8 year olds in the Speech Pathology book awards in Australia.


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