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  • Published: 16 August 2022
  • ISBN: 9780241521069
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $14.99

The Underpants of Chaos



First in a new laugh-out-loud middle grade series, Tuchus & Topps Investigate.

Something bad is happening at Little Strangehaven Primary. What are the peculiar SHIVERS that keep striking the school, bringing Strangeness in their wake - from uncontrollable ballroom dancing to an attack by military chickens?

Spy-detective Agatha Topps is determined to find out. She's the only person who doesn't forget the Strangeness as soon as it's over. At least, until new boy Lenny Tuchus turns up and remembers too.

Their spy-detectoring leads them to the Book of Chaos, an ancient text which has been hidden away in the Room of Forbidden and Dangerous Books.

Can Agatha and Lenny fight off attacks from evil underpants and Transylvanian gargoyles to stop the SHIVERS before their town is sucked into oblivion? Because power lies in books - especially this one . . .

  • Published: 16 August 2022
  • ISBN: 9780241521069
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $14.99

About the author

Sam Copeland

Sam Copeland is the author of Charlie Changes Into a Chicken and Uma and the Answer to Absolutely Everything, widely considered to be the two funniest children's books ever written . . .

Until Jenny Pearson came on the scene with The Super Miraculous Journey of Freddie Yates and The Incredible Record Smashers.

Sam's books have been translated into over twenty foreign languages. So have Jenny Pearson's.

Sam has recently completed Couch to 5k. Jenny has run three marathons in under four hours.

Sam sings soprano and has been told he has the voice of an angel*. Jenny would probably win in an arm wrestle**.


* By his mum.
** This has since been confirmed.

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